Humanitarian areas of interest in Swaziland:
- The highest HIV prevalence in the world, with some 210,000 of the country’s population living with HIV-AIDS (UNICEF, 2018)
- A life expectancy of 54 for men and 60 for women (UN World Bank, 2018)
Islamic Relief USA has worked to combat drought in Swaziland brought on by El Nino. IRUSA has worked to provide school-aged children with improved nutritional statuses and increased clean water and sanitation access. These efforts help to increase the presence of children in school.