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Swaziland: Vulnerability Assessment Committee Results 2017


The country experienced irregular rains and prolonged dry spells during the 2016/17 rainfall season and an outbreak of Fall Army worm. In terms of food availability, the estimated maize production was 84,344MT, against a requirement of 134,342. Food prices remain significantly higher than the period before the drought. Pockets of very poor and poor households that, until recently, have relied on food and cash assistance deserve close monitoring. About 15% of the total population is IPC phases 3 and 4. These people are not and able to meet dietary energy requirements at all times and require urgent assistance. Current analysis shows that 137,380 people are in IPC phases 3 and 4 Population 137,380, requiring urgent food assistance.

Southern African Development Community
Bureau de la coordination des affaires humanitaires des Nations Unies
Date de publication initiale: 
02 oct 2017
Actualisation Humanitaire
Crise Alimentaire/Nutritionnelle
Classification de la Phase de Sécurité Alimentaire Intégrée (IPC)
Catastrophes Naturelles