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Southern Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 16, July 2014

In this issue
A vulnerable region  P.1
Resilience case studies  P.2
The Regional Resilience Framework  P.2


  • Resilience refers to the ability of a system, communities and households to endure stresses and shocks.
  • Southern Africa as a region is characterized by high levels of vulnerability.
  • Recent momentum around the resilience building agenda in Lesotho and Malawi show great promise.
  • A groundbreaking resilience framework is being developed to guide future activities in the region.
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
11 Jul 2014
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Early Warning
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