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May 29, 2020

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has committed an additional $2 million in health assistance to support the people of Zimbabwe during the COVID-19 pandemic. U. S. assistance to Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 response now exceeds US$8 million.  USAID has now committed $5 million and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has provided $3 million. PEPFAR has committed $150,000.

The Feed the Future Zimbabwe FARM activity will target 20,000 households in Manicaland and Masvingo provinces.
May 11, 2020

USAID/Zimbabwe announces a new Feed the Future activity, Fostering Agribusiness for Resilient Markets (FARM).  The US$19.8 million, five-year contract with Chemonics International will commence in the next few months and will focus its efforts in Manicaland and Masvingo Provinces. 

USAID helped communities set up tippy taps for hand washing.
March 27, 2020

The United States has pledged US$470,000 to fight the spread of COVID-19 in Zimbabwe.  As of Friday, March 27, the World Health Organization (WHO) said over 530,000 people have been infected with COVID-19 worldwide and more than 24,000 people have died from the disease.  Zimbabwe declared its first case last weekend. Soon after this declaration, Zimbabwe announced two additional confirmed cases and the passing of Zororo Makamba on Tuesday, March 24.

USAID will work through the World Food Programme (WFP) to provide immediate food assistance to approximately 133,000 individuals affected by the cyclone in Chimanimani and Chipinge districts.
April 4, 2019

The United States Government has provided an additional contribution of US$2.5 million to respond to emergency needs in Zimbabwe following Cyclone Idai.  The contribution, provided through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Food for Peace, will support immediate food needs in the most affected areas of Manicaland Province.

Village Health Workers from Manicaland
June 13, 2018

Today at the Cresta Lodge, the United States celebrated the launch of Mhuri Imuli, a five-year $25 million program to improve the health of Zimbabwean families.  The program will provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC) to expand access to and improve the quality of reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health services.


Last updated: May 29, 2020

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