Acute Food Insecurity Classification

Afghanistan’s protracted food crisis has deepened and widened with a record high of nearly 19 million people experiencing high levels of acute food insecurity, classified in Crisis or Emergency (IPC Phases 3 or 4), between September and October 2021, due to a devastating combination of drought, [...]

Sep 2021 / Mar 2022

Acute Food Insecurity Classification

Nearly 11 million people in Afghanistan are experiencing high levels of acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 3 or above) due to conflict, COVID-19, high food prices and rampant unemployment, between March and May 2021 (the lean season in most parts of the country.) This includes around 7.8 million peopl [...]

Mar 2021 / Nov 2021

Acute Food Insecurity Classification

Overview Between August and October 2020, corresponding to the post-harvest season, it is estimated that a total of 11.15 million people (36% of the analysed population) were facing high levels of acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 3 or above) and require urgent humanitarian action. This included [...]

Aug 2020 / Mar 2021

Acute Food Insecurity Classification

Food insecurity remains alarmingly high in Afghanistan with continuing conflict, widespread unemployment, and price hikes, all exacerbated by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Around 10.9 million people (35% of the population analysed) are estimated to be in IPC Phase 3 (Crisis) or above in [...]

Apr 2020 / Nov 2020

Acute Food Insecurity Classification

Between August and October 2019, it is estimated that a total of 10.23 million people (33% of the total population) were in severe acute food insecurity and require urgent humanitarian action. These include around 7.79 million people in a Crisis situation (IPC Phase 3) and 2.44 million people in an [...]

Aug 2019 / Mar 2020

Acute Food Insecurity Classification

As of September 2018, 9.8 million people (43.6% of the rural population) were estimated to be in Food Crisis and Emergency (IPC Phase 3 and Phase 4). An estimated 2.6 million are classified in IPC Phase 4 nationwide: these people require urgent action to reduce their food deficits and to protect the [...]

Aug 2018 / Feb 2019

Acute Food Insecurity Classification

During the 2017 post-harvest season, 33% of the population were classified in “Crisis” (IPC Phase 3) and “Emergency” (IPC Phase 4) in the North Eastern Region covering the provinces of Badakhshan, Baghlan, Kunduz and Takhar.  Kohistan, Raghistan, Yawan, Koran o Minjan, Yamgan, Darwaz Bal [...]

Nov 2017 / Feb 2018

Acute Food Insecurity Classification

The IPC current post harvest analysis shows a slight improvement in the food security situation in the country compared to the pre-harvest IPC acute analysis of 2016.  Out of 34 provinces, 11 are classified in IPC Phase 2 (Stressed), other 22 were classified in IPC Phase 3 (Crisis) and only o [...]

Aug 2017 / Nov 2017

Acute Food Insecurity Classification

IPC Acute analysis was carried out for clustered districts in the provinces of east region Nangarhar, Kunar, Laghman and Nooristan. Each province comprised of several clusters, within each province 1-4 districts are grouped in each cluster. Based on the IPC acute analysis of the 4 provinces over [...]

May 2017 / Jul 2017

Acute Food Insecurity Classification

From April to June 2016, 8.4 million people were classified in the acute food insecurity crisis and emergency situation all over Afghanistan. The most food insecure populations were located in Ghor, Badakhshan, Nuristan & Nangarhar that were in higher crises & emergency phases.  With the a [...]

Apr 2016 / Dec 2016

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