Southern Africa Humanitarian Bulletin: Issue 08 | 01 December 2012 – 10 January 2013

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 10 Jan 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Above normal rainfall is expected for the remainder of the season.

  • Dry conditions in late 2012 have led to late planting, raising concerns that agricultural production could be negatively impacted.

  • Localized storm damage has been reported in Malawi, Angola, Zambia and Mozambique.

  • A Cholera outbreak has hit Zambia.

  • Madagascar has declared an emergency to address the locust invasion threatening food security in the south.

  • Armyworm invasions are threatening food security across the region.

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