Lesotho

Lesotho: National Vulnerability Assessment Results 2014 (LVAC)

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Key Findings

The affected population that will require humanitarian assistance is estimated at 447,760 people for a period of 4-5 months from October/November 2014 to February/March 2015.

The estimated requirement for intervention for the 4-5 months period is 32,108 metric tonnes of maize equivalent or 257,861,320 Maloti.

The current assessment findings will hold as long as:

  • There are stable food prices throughout the season.

  • A normal rainy season but the current weather forecast predicts an EL NINO in the next agricultural season.

  • There is a a stable local currency (Maloti).

  • Timely implementation of this year’s recommended interventions.

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