The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Zimbabwe

Key partners

African Development Bank

Government of Zimbabwe

United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UN organizations

World Bank

UNOPS in Zimbabwe is helping build the foundations to support the country’s development agenda with a focus on sustainability and national capacity development. In close collaboration with the government, UN organizations, non-governmental organizations and international financial institutions, UNOPS manages funds for disaster recovery and implements infrastructure projects with a focus on resilience and building back better.

Through a range of services – including infrastructure, procurement, financial and human resources management services – UNOPS helps to accelerate the delivery and quality of humanitarian and development projects across the country.

Key Information

  • UNOPS Impact in Zimbabwe

    • Improved livelihoods and food security, as well as access to education, healthcare and water and sanitation facilities through a range of interventions reaching 770,000 people affected by Cyclone Idai in nine worst-hit districts across three provinces.

    • Enhanced the capacity of national institutions for disaster preparedness and management through the provision of technical services, tools and equipment.

    • Improved disaster risk reduction and resilience building in vulnerable communities through disaster risk mapping, community-focused flood monitoring and establishing early warning systems and biosphere reserves.

  • 64%
    People using at least basic drinking water services
    People using at least basic drinking water services (% of population)

    The percentage of people using at least basic water services. This indicator encompasses both people using basic water services as well as those using safely managed water services. Read more.

    Source: data.worldbank.org (2017)

  • Contact Details

    UNOPS Zimbabwe

    10 York Road, Newlands

    Harare

    Zimbabwe

    Tel: +254 (0)20 76 21120

    Email: info.zim@unops.org

    Twitter: @UNOPS_Zimbabwe

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