Zimbabwe

Women stand around green crops in their garden, clapping.
Marion Legrand
Action Against Hunger, Zimbabwe

The State of Hunger in Zimbabwe

Since its independence in 1980, Zimbabwe has experienced a tense political environment and an unstable economy. High rates of malnutrition, alarming rates of HIV/AIDS, cyclones, and frequent cholera outbreaks are huge humanitarian challenges.

Zimbabwe continues to face poor harvests, high food prices and lingering socio-economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, which have exacerbated food insecurity.

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How We're Helping in Zimbabwe

Action Against Hunger takes a holistic approach to helping families cope with disaster in Zimbabwe. We protect livelihoods, increase and improve access to clean water, and provide sustainable sources of food and income. We integrate HIV/AIDS education and treatment into of our nutrition programs.

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207K

People Reached By Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Programs

Women stand around green crops in their garden, clapping.
18K

People Benefited From Food Security & Livelihoods Programs

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27%

Of Children Under 5 Are Chronically Malnourished

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