Zimbabwe: Development Operational Report June 2013 (MAAZW001)


1. Executive Summary

Zimbabwe has slowly recovered from the economic problems of 2008 largely as a result of the introduction of the foreign currency and the inclusive government. The situation has improved, however there are some unmet needs that require interventions which include the following,

 76% of the predominantly rural population is considered poor and remain unable to meet their daily food requirements

 One out of every three children being chronically malnourished.

 20% of all Zimbabwean families lack access to safe drinking water

 35% have no access to good sanitation,

 Over one million people are living with HIV/AIDS

 Over one million children are orphaned