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Guatemala: Acute Food Insecurity Situation July 2017 (Corredor Seco Ampliado)

01/07/2017 - 31/07/2017
Analysis conducted in departments of Chiquimula, Huehuetenango, Quiché, San Marcos and Totonicapán

In July of 2017, the IPC Technical Working Group (TWG) in Guatemala conducted an IPC Acute Food Insecurity Analysis on five departments of the Corredor Seco Ampliado: Chiquimula, Huehuetenango, Quiché, San Marcos and Totonicapán.


Out of a total analyzed population of 4.6 million people, between 25 and 41% were facing limited access to food. In particular, according to the analysis, 2.8 million people (62% of the analyzed population) were facing minimal food insecurity (IPC Phase 1); 1.3 million people (27.8% of the analyzed population) were facing moderate food insecurity (IPC Phase 2 - Stress); and 0.47 million people (10.2% of the analyzed population) were classified in Crisis (IPC Phase 3).


Download the full IPC brief on Acute Food Insecurity Situation in Guatemala in Spanish below>>

Food Security ClustersFEWS NETFAOThe Comité permanent Inter-Etats de Lutte contre la Sécheresse dans le Sahel (CILSS)CARE InternationalACF
The World Food Programme (WFP)unicefSICASave the ChildrenOxfamThe Joint research Center (JRC) of the European CommissionIGAD