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Acute Food Insecurity Classification

An estimated 2.6 million people representing 13% of the country population are experiencing high acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 3, Crisis) in the 28 districts and four cities of Malawi. Urgent action is required to protect livelihoods and reduce food consumption gaps. A further 6.5 million people [...]

Jun 2022 / Mar 2023

Chronic Food Insecurity Classification

According to an IPC Chronic Food Insecurity Report, approximately 5.4 million people in Malawi living in rural and secondary urban centres are facing Moderate or Severe chronic food insecurity (IPC CFI Levels 3 and 4) due to abject poverty and recurrent shocks, among other drivers. The February Ma [...]

May 2022 / Dec 2026

Acute Food Insecurity Classification

In the current period of November 2021 to December 2021, about 1.4 million people (7% of the population) are estimated to be experiencing Crisis levels of acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 3) and require urgent humanitarian action to reduce food gaps, protect and restore livelihoods and prevent acute [...]

Nov 2021 / Mar 2022

Acute Food Insecurity Classification

Over 1 million people in Malawi are experiencing high levels of acute food insecurity, classified in Crisis (IPC Phase 3) between July and September 2021. Despite Malawi’s record high maize production of 46% above the five-year average, some pockets experienced severe dry spells and earlier than n [...]

Jul 2021 / Mar 2022

Acute Food Insecurity Classification

Overview In the IPC Acute Food Insecurity analysis conducted for the period of November to December 2020, about 2.55 million people (14% of the analysed population) faced high levels of acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 3) and required urgent humanitarian action to reduce food gaps, protect and rest [...]

Nov 2020 / Mar 2021

Acute Food Insecurity Classification

In the current period (July to September 2020), around 10% of the population (1.69 million people) are facing high levels of acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 3) or higher and require urgent action to reduce food gaps, protect and restore livelihoods, and prevent acute malnutrition. Out of the 32 a [...]

Jul 2020 / Mar 2021

Acute Food Insecurity Classification

OVERVIEW Nearly 1.9 million people in Malawi are in food crisis (Phase 3), in the period November 2019 to March 2020, which is the peak of the hunger season. These people require urgent action to prevent significant food consumption gaps and use of negative livelihood coping strategies. The food se [...]

Nov 2019 / Mar 2020

Acute Food Insecurity Classification

How Severe, How Many, and When: In the current period – July to September 2019 – around 0.67 million people are estimated to be in IPC Phase 3 (Crisis) and require urgent humanitarian assistance. 2.9 million people are estimated to be in IPC Phase 2 (Stress) and require livelihood support. In th [...]

Jul 2019 / Mar 2020

Acute Food Insecurity Classification

2.2 Million People are estimated to be facing Crisis and Emergency levels of food insecurity (IPC Phase 3 and 4) between July and September 2018.  From Oct to March 2019, the food security situation is expected to worsen with 22% of population analysed or 3.3 million people in IPC phase 3+ in need [...]

Jul 2018 / Mar 2019

Acute Food Insecurity Classification

At end of July 2017, the overall food security situation for Malawi is generally positive, with most of the districts in the northern and central regions classified in IPC Phase 1 (none or minimal) and the remaining districts especially in the south in IPC Phase 2 (Stressed). These households in the [...]

Jul 2017 / Mar 2018

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