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Global Report on Food Crises 2019

The Global Report on Food Crises, provides the latest estimates of severe hunger in the world and is a public good prepared collectively by 12 leading global and regional institutions with the suport of Food Security Information Network.


More than 113 million people across 53 countries experienced acute hunger requiring urgent food, nutrition and livelihoods assistance (IPC/CH Phase 3 or above) in 2018. 

The worst food crises in 2018, in order of severity, were: Yemen, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, the Syrian Arab Republic, the Sudan, South Sudan and north Nigeria. These eight countries accounted for two thirds of the total number of people facing acute food insecurity – amounting to nearly 72 million people.


The report is available on the new FSIN web platform

Download the Global Report on Food Crises 2019 on this [link].

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