Zambia

Zambia Food Security Outlook Update March 2013

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Erratic rainfall in the south could significantly reduce yields

KEY MESSAGES

  • Acute food insecurity remains Minimal (IPC Phase 1). Most households continue to depend on market purchases for their staple food and the situation is expected to remain stable through June.

  • Although erratic rainfall in southern Zambia has affected crop conditions and is likely to reduce yields, the dryness has reduced the risk of flooding in areas in western and southern Zambia has reduced.