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Americas : Latin America and the Caribbean

Acute Hunger Continues to Rise Globally: Global Report on Food Crises Mid-Year Update Released

Oct 16th, 2021 • by S. Gustafson

Alarming levels of hunger and food insecurity are on the rise across the globe. According to the September 2021 mid-year update to the 2021 Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC), an estimated 161 million people in 42 countries/territories have faced Crisis-level (IPC/CH Phase 3) food insecurity or higher. This number is up from the estimated 155 million acutely food-insecure people reported by the GRFC for 2020.

Countries Facing Worsening Hunger and Food Insecurity

Aug 15th, 2020 • by Sara Gustafson

Several countries around the world are experiencing or are expected to experience high levels of severe food insecurity in the coming months, according to new data from the International Food Security Phase Classification (IPC).