This brief focuses on how climate change acts as a threat multiplier, worsening the existing risks and vulnerabilities to hunger for already disadvantaged people, particularly women, agricultural workers, and small-scale farmers.
Zimbabwe is periodically buffeted by cyclones, droughts, floods and related landslides, which in turn spawn health epidemics. To compound matters, climate change is increasing both the frequency and intensity of tropical storms and cyclones in the region.
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In 2020, Welthungerhilfe began to roll out a forecast-based action (FbA) mechanism to tackle drought-induced food insecurity in Zimbabwe, under a multi-country programme to establish a participatory, localized anticipatory action approach for this hazard.
The overall objective of the National Contingency Plan is to help ensure that Government, partners and civil society mount a timely, consistent and coordinated response to anticipated hazards during the 2012–2013 planning period in order to minimise
Zimbabwe’s Climate Change Response Strategy mainstreams climate change through a sectorial approach to ensure that each sector implements adaptation and mitigation actions. Each sector will therefore be able to direct its project proposals to the
The National Climate Policy formulation was based on and guided by robust science, stakeholder consultations, review of the current plans, strategies and policies, legal and regulatory analysis. The Policy addresses four thematic areas which are clustered
This ICA classifies and colour-codes the districts of Zimbabwe based on experienced levels of food insecurity and/or natural hazards. It shows where and for how long preparedness, DRR, social protection, and market access are required by the population.