Regional Summary of 2014 SADC National Vulnerability Assessment Results (as of 22 September 2014)

Overview 2013/14 Crop Production Season

Well distributed rains were received in most parts of the region facilitating good production in most countries

Late start of the season in north-eastern and some southern parts of the Region, including parts of Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Improved rains in Angola, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa assisted drought recovery in many areas though not completely covering all parts.
Dry spells in parts of Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, and Swaziland and Zambia negatively affected production

Excessive rains, waterlogging and/or flooding was experienced in parts of Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland and Zambia

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