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The United States is providing $60.55 million to feed nearly one million Zimbabweans in the upcoming lean season.
July 6, 2020

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will provide $60.55 million toward the World Food Programme’s (WFP) 2020/21 Lean Season Food Assistance program in Zimbabwe.  The lean season assistance will begin in August and will feed nearly one million people during the peak of the season, from January to April 2021.

The United States, through USAID has committed an additional $10 million for humanitarian assistance in response to COVID-19 in Zimbabwe.
June 15, 2020

The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has committed an additional $10 million in response to COVID-19.  The funds will go to the World Food Programme (WFP) for humanitarian assistance for nearly 100,000 vulnerable people in eight urban areas.  With this additional funding, U.S. assistance to the COVID-19 response in Zimbabwe exceeds $18 million.  USAID has provided nearly $15 million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has provided $3 million, and PEPFAR has reprogrammed $150,000 to address COVID-19.

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.

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Last updated: July 12, 2021

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