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ni Namibia
| 13-Sep-2023 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

mdg Madagascar
| 18-Jan-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

mdg Madagascar
| 18-Jan-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

mdg Madagascar
| 18-Jan-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

mdg Madagascar
| 18-Jan-2023 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

bb Burkina Faso
| 06-Oct-2022 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

Uganda Uganda
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| 26-Jul-2022 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

sudan Sudan
| 21-Jun-2022 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WFP) |

sudan Sudan
| 21-Jun-2022 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WFP) |

mdg Madagascar
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| 08-Jun-2022 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

mdg Madagascar
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| 08-Jun-2022 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

e Malawi
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| 25-May-2022 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

ngr Niger
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| 16-May-2022 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

ngr Niger
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| 16-May-2022 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

e Malawi
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| 27-Feb-2022 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (OCHA) |

Zambia Zambia
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| 08-Nov-2021 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: ZRCS |

Zambia Zambia
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| 08-Nov-2021 | DROUGHT | ONGOING gg | Agency: ZRCS |

mdg Madagascar
RR
| 29-Apr-2021 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WFP) |


 

Food security is the measure of the availability of food and individuals' ability to access it. According to the United Nations’ Committee on World Food Security, food security is defined as meaning that all people, at all times, have physical, social, and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food that meets their food preferences and dietary needs for an active and healthy life.[

Country Description Events Persons
ni Namibia
Namibia Faces Deepening Food Security Crisis
In a startling revelation, a new report indicates that Namibia is currently grappling with a severe food security crisis, with 579,000 people, constituting 22 percent of the… Full Story

| 13-Sep-2023 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

579,000
hh Afghanistan
Flash Floods Wreak Havoc Across 11 Provinces in Afghanistan, Leaving Dozens Dead and Property Damaged
Over the course of the past week, Afghanistan has been facing relentless heavy rainfall, resulting in devastating flash floods that have impacted 11 provinces in the country.… Full Story

| 05-Aug-2023 | FLOODS, Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: Afghanistan (ARCS) |

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kenya flag Kenya
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Fatalities and Evacuations After Floods in Several Regions
Kenya has been hit hard by storms, heavy rain, and flooding over the last week, with at least 12 people losing their lives and hundreds of others displaced from their homes. The… Full Story

| 29-Mar-2023 | FLOODS, DROUGHT, Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: Kenya Red Cross Society |

1,700,000
Senegal Senegal
Over 1.4 million expected to be food insecure in the lean season
According to a recent report from the Assessment Capacities Project (ACAPS), 1.4 million people in Senegal are expected to be severely food insecure during the lean season in 2023… Full Story

| 14-Mar-2023 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (OCHA) |

1,400,000
mdg Madagascar
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EU's Humanitarian Assistance in Response to Madagascar's Worsening Food Security Situation
Madagascar, a country located in the Indian Ocean, has been hit hard by a series of disasters that have worsened its food security situation. In 2021, Madagascar experienced its… Full Story

| 11-Mar-2023 | Food Disaster, WATER: SANITATION, DISEASE | ALERT a | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

2,200,000
mdg Madagascar
Madagascar - Food insecurity
Due to the persisting drought in the Grand Sud and after-effects of the cyclones in the Grand Sud-Est, more than 2 million people are expected to face high levels of food… Full Story

| 18-Jan-2023 | DROUGHT, Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

2,000,000
pk Pakistan
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Up to 4 million children in Pakistan still living next to stagnant and contaminated floodwater
ISLAMABAD, 9 January 2023 – More than four months after a national state of emergency was declared in Pakistan, up to 4 million children are still living near contaminated and… Full Story

| 10-Jan-2023 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (UNICEF) |

4,000,000
kenya flag Kenya
Kenya - Impact of the ongoing drought on education
According to a study commissioned by Save the Children, more than 2 million children did not attend their third term classes due to the ongoing drought in the country. Moreover,… Full Story

| 10-Dec-2022 | DROUGHT, Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: Save The Children |

4,300,000
mdg Madagascar
Madagascar: Acute Malnutrition Situation from May 2022 to April 2023
An estimated 479,000 children are expected to suffer from Global Acute Malnutrition (severe and moderate) from May 2022 to April 2023 in Grand Sud and Grand Sud Est of Madagascar… Full Story

| 13-Oct-2022 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

479,000
bb Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso – Risk of famine
On 4 October, civil society organizations in the Soum Province issued a communiqué warning of the death of eight children, supposedly due to famine, in Djibo (Soum province, Sahel… Full Story

| 06-Oct-2022 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

4,900,000
Gambia Gambia
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FLOODS KILL 11 PERSONS, AID ORGANIZATIONS SUPPORT GOVERNMENT-LED ASSESSMENT
On 30 and 31 July, the Gambia experienced the highest amount of rainfall in 34 years, causing significant floods, killing 11 persons, and affecting another 42,000 people according… Full Story

| 22-Aug-2022 | FLOODS, Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (OCHA) |

42,000
Uganda Uganda
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Acute food insecurity and malnutrition
According to latest updates reported by district officials to the World Food Programme, the total number of fatalities in 2022 caused by the current food insecurity crisis in… Full Story

| 26-Jul-2022 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

518,000
ngr Niger
4.4 Million Suffer Food Insecurity Due to Consecutive Natural Disasters
In Niger, over four million households are facing the devastating effects of food insecurity caused by consecutive failed rainy seasons and decades of increasing desertification… Full Story

| 15-Jul-2022 | Food Disaster | ALERT a | Agency: (IPC) |

4,400,000
sudan Sudan
Food aid suspension
On 20 June, the World Food Programme (WFP) announced its plan to cut rations for refugees in Sudan due to funding shortages. Hence, as of July 2022, the 552,000 refugee assisted… Full Story

| 21-Jun-2022 | Food Disaster, Fund Raising | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WFP) |

552,000
mdg Madagascar
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Grand Sud Experiences Severe Drouught
Despite the rains early this year, the situation remained precarious with more than 61 per cent of the territory affected by drought. Donors’ contributions have made a critical… Full Story

| 08-Jun-2022 | DROUGHT, Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

1,680,000
e Malawi
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Chronic food insecurity and malnutrition
The Malawi IPC Chronic Food Insecurity (CFI) analysis conducted in February 2022 and published in May 2022 projects that approximately 5.4 million people in Malawi are facing… Full Story

| 25-May-2022 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IPC) |

5,400,000
Somalia Somalia
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Drought & Global prices Brings about Food crisis in Somalia
Latest country wide price monitoring shows increased prices of local cereals, imported food items, fruits and vegetables due to the combined effects of drought, high global prices… Full Story

| 17-May-2022 | DROUGHT, Food Disaster | ALERT a | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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ngr Niger
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4 Million Affected By Drought in Niger
According to the National Food Crisis Prevention and Management Mechanism, the 2021 agricultural season was marked by pests in crops, delays in planning and above average rainfall… Full Story

| 16-May-2022 | DROUGHT, Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

4,402,406
kenya flag Kenya
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Drought Leading to Food insecurity Causing Widespred Malnutrition Projections
4 to 5 million people are in need of humanitarian food assistance, as needs continuously outpace assistance and the impact of the March-April-May long rains onset in most of the… Full Story

| 14-May-2022 | DROUGHT, Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

4,000,000
ph Philippines
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Mobile health units a beacon of hope and survival for vulnerable women and girls
The fishing village of Saint Bernard, in the Southern Leyte Province of the Philippines, saw widepsread destruction from Super typhoon Rai in December 2021, with hundreds of… Full Story

| 20-Apr-2022 | Food Disaster, MENTAL HEALTH | ONGOING gg | Agency: (UNFPA) |

14,000
Cape Verde Cape Verde
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Government of Cape Verde To Declares a National Agricultural Disaster.
The 2021 - 2022 agro-pastoral season was characterised by a late start and early end to the rains throughout the country. Overall, agricultural production varied from low to zero… Full Story

| 14-Apr-2022 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: Glide Number |

46,093
e Malawi
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Flash Appeal - Tropical Storm Ana,
In late January 2022, Tropical Storm Ana passed through many districts in southern Malawi, leaving devastation and destruction in its wake. In the aftermath of the storm, over 990… Full Story

| 27-Feb-2022 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (OCHA) |

990,000
Zambia Zambia
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Long Term Drought Causing Food Insecurity in Zambia
According to IPC Food Insecurity analysis, the projected period starting from October 2021 to March 2022, coincides with the lean season when the country’s food security situation… Full Story

| 08-Nov-2021 | DROUGHT, Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: ZRCS |

1,580,000
pk Pakistan
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Provinces of Balochistan and Sindh Experience Drought
Several districts in the provinces of Balochistan and Sindh experience drought conditions which have resulted in increased food insecurity. According to the National Drought… Full Story

| 07-Jun-2021 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (OCHA) |

530,000
hh Afghanistan
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EU humanitarian aid and FAO partner to assist highly food insecure people in Afghanistan
One in three Afghans are acutely food insecure © FAO/Jena Jaddin New EUR 2 million intervention to assist 88 200 people in four provinces through anticipatory actions to prevent… Full Story

| 05-May-2021 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (FAO) |

88,200
mdg Madagascar
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Southern Madagascar on brink of famine, warns WFP
ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR – The unrelenting drought in southern Madagascar is forcing hundreds of thousands of people to the brink of famine, warns the United Nations World Food… Full Story

| 29-Apr-2021 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WFP) |

1,350,000
Angola Angola
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Angolan Refugees Cross into into Namibia Seeking food
Since the beginning of March 2021, Angolans living in the border provinces of Cunene and Huila in Angola, are crossing into Namibia at illegal entry points in Omusati and… Full Story

| 01-Apr-2021 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

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Mozambique Mozambique
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WFP provides food assistance for four hundred thousand affected by conflict in Cabo Delgado despite increased insecurity and limited funding - JAN 2021
WFP is currently assisting up to 400,000 people in Cabo Delgado, Nampula and Niassa provinces with an in-kind monthly family food basket of 50 kg of cereals, 5 liters of oil and… Full Story

| 07-Jan-2021 | Food Disaster | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WFP) |

565,000

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