Humanitarian Bulletin Southern Africa, Issue 05 - September 2012
Lesotho has launched a Flash Appeal to respond to the dire food security situation.
The appeal is only 22% funded to date, with a current shortfall of around $30 million
Swaziland was hit by severe storms in September that affected hundreds of people
The SADC Preparedness Workshop enables Governments and partners to identify priority areas in the run-up to the rainfall season and address gaps.
According to the Global Hunger Index, the number of undernourished people globally has remained almost constant since the mid-90s.
SADC and IFRC held a regional training on International Disaster Response Law earlier this month.
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