Southern Africa Humanitarian Bulletin: Issue 16, July 2014
Resilience refers to the ability of a system, communities and households to endure stresses and shocks.
Southern Africa as a region is characterized by high levels of vulnerability.
Recent momentum around the resilience building agenda in Lesotho and Malawi shows great promise.
A groundbreaking resilience framework is being developed to guide future activities in the region
No. of countries - 15 Population* - 212 m Ave. life exp. - 55.1 yrs HIV Prev. rate (15 – 49 yrs.) - 12.6% Food insecure population* - 8.65 m Stunting rates - 18 – 53% Asylum seekers* - 272,000 Refugees * - 134,000
297 million committed/contributed in 2013 (US$)*