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DFID Zimbabwe visits Gweru
The UK’s Department for International Development has supported UNICEF Zimbabwe in its humanitarian response to communities affected by drought and flooding arising from El Nino and La Nina. Last month, a team from DFID Zimbabwe visited Gweru District, one of the 10 districts receiving support. Accompanied by staff from UNICEF and partner NGOs, the team visited health facilities and communities to check on interventions in health and nutrition, water and sanitation, and child protection.

Piped water scheme transforms lives in Buhera District.
USAID’s Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), has contributed $60 000 towards the rehabilitation of a 17km piped water project. The project aims to build resilience in drought prone communities after southern Africa’s worst drought

Saving lives through high impact nutrition interventions.
The Department for International Development (DFID) is supporting the multi-sectoral interventions to prevent the escalation of malnutrition in Zimbabwe, which was brought on by the 2015-16 El-nino induced drought

MICS Launch - Gweru 24.04.2015
MICS Final Report was launched in Gweru on the 24th of April.

MICS Launch - Byo 22.04.2015
MICS 2014 has provided fresh data for Zimbabwe for the upcoming SDGs that are set to come into force in January of 2016

Commissioning of Plumtree Waterworks
UNICEF and the Government of Zimbabwe commissions the Plumtree Water works

Zimbabwe officially launches rotavirus vaccine
Rotavirus kills an estimated 9 per cent of under fives in Zimbabwe.

UNICEF gets help to children and women evacuated from Tokwe-Mukosi
UNICEF gets help to children and women evacuated from Tokwe-Mukosi

SIDA field visit January 2014
The Swedish delegation visited programs being supported by UNICEF through SIDA funding. The programs included the education component implemented through the Education Development Fund, health through the Health Transition Fund, Water and Sanitation etc

UNICEF Zimbabwe/2013/Nyamanhindi

The long road to education
October 2013 - Privilege, 16, from Nkayi, in Matebelaland North in Zimbabwe, is living with a disability since two years ago when she was diagnosed with cancer. Despite a number of challenges she is determined to finish her education and become a teacher.

UNICEF Zimbabwe/2013/Nyamanhindi

Same-day CD4 testing improves uptake of HIV care
September 2013 - AIDS-related deaths in Zimbabwe have dropped by more than 75% over the last 4 years, thanks to the availability of life saving anti-retroviral drugs and the introduction of point-of-care technology in most health institutions.

UNICEF Zimbabwe/2013/Nyamanhindi

Child Friendly National Budgeting Initiative
September 2013 - More than 300 Junior Parliamentarians from the ten provinces of Zimbabwe recently attended a training workshop on Child Friendly National Budgeting Initiative in Bulawayo and Harare.

UNICEF Zimbabwe/2013/Nyamanhindi

Satellite Primary Schools still lag behind
September 2013 - Although Zimbabwe has the highest literacy rates in the region – some communities in resettlement areas such as Manyuchi in Mwenezi District still find it difficult to access proper education facilities for their children.



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