Zimbabwe Humanitarian Emergency

A woman, her daughter and their chickens

Country Population:

15.6 mil

Level of crisis

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

The humanitarian situation in Zimbabwe is driven by climate-related crises and macro-economic challenges, including cash shortages and hyperinflation. Resource constraints endanger the sexual and reproductive health of women and girls and heighten the risk of gender-based violence. UNFPA in Zimbabwe supports efforts to prevent and mitigate the risk of GBV, strengthen the capacity of humanitarian actors in GBV preparedness and response, and ensure access to essential SRH and GBV services in remote and hard-to-reach areas.

Humanitarian needs

Last updated on - April 2021

Total people in need

6.9 million

Women of reproductive age

1.8 million

Pregnant women


Young people

2.3 million

Humanitarian funding

Resources in US$

Key results2020

  • Results data are reported and updated as they become available.
  • -Targets and UNFPA's populations of concern, including women of reproductive age and pregnant women, are estimated using the MISP calculator.
  • -Funding estimates are based on country planning processes, including inter-agency humanitarian response plans and regional refugee and resilience plans.

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