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North East Nigeria: over 1.3 million children under five likely acutely malnourished

The acute malnutrition situation in North East Nigeria is classified as Alert (IPC Phase 2) or Serious (IPC Phase 3) in many areas during the current period of January to April 2022, with 1 of the areas analyzed being in IPC Acute Malnutrition (AMN) Phase 1, 8 areas in IPC Phase 2 and 1 area in IPC Phase 3.

Sudan: IPC analysis reveals a sharp deterioration in country's food crisis, with nearly 12 million hungry people

With significant increases in food and other commodity prices, a reduced harvest, and continued conflict, acute food insecurity in Sudan continues to worsen rapidly.

Guatemala: 4.6 million people projected to be highly food insecure through September 2022

Over 4.6 million people (26% of the analyzed population of 17.6 million) are likely to experience high levels of acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 3 or above) in Guatemala between June and September 2022.

Somalia: Risk of Famine heightens, 7.1 million people likely experiencing high levels of acute food insecurity

Worsening drought is putting some areas in central and southern Somalia at an increased Risk of Famine through at least September 2022 if the current Gu season crop and livestock production fails, food prices continue to rise sharply and humanitarian assistance is not scaled up to reach those most in need.

Southern Madagascar Around 1.68 million people experiencing high acute food insecurity

After being hit by the storm systems of Ana, Batsirai and Dumaki, Emnati is now the fourth storm system to have affected Madagascar in the space of 40 days between late January and early March.

Afghanistan: nearly 20 million Afghans experiencing high acute food insecurity

High acute food insecurity persists across Afghanistan, as a combination of a collapsing economy and drought is depriving nearly 20 million Afghans of food, classified in Crisis or Emergency (IPC Phases 3 or 4), between March and May 2022 (the lean season), latest data shows.

Central African Republic

About 2.2 million people in the Central African Republic (CAR) are projected to experience high levels of acute food insecurity classified in Crisis (IPC Phase 3) or worse between April and August 2022 due to conflict, population displacement and high food prices.

South Sudan: 7.74 million people facing high acute food insecurity; over 1.3 million children acutely malnourished

Despite significant deployment of humanitarian assistance, between February and March 2022, an estimated 6.83 million people (55% of the population) faced high acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 3 or above), of which 2.37 million people faced Emergency conditions (IPC Phase 4).

Somalia: Some areas face Risk of Famine as multi-season drought and soaring food prices lead to worsening acute food insecurity and malnutrition

Worsening drought is putting some areas across Somalia at risk of Famine through June 2022 if the current April to June Gu season rains fail, food prices continue to rise and humanitarian assistance is not scaled up to reach the countries’ most vulnerable populations.

Haiti: 4.5 million Haitians experiencing high levels of acute food insecurity

A projection update analysis was conducted in Haiti in February 2022 to update the IPC Acute Food Insecurity projection originally released in September 2021, on the basis that new data was available, as well as the need to follow up on the acute food insecurity situation in areas affected by the August 2021 earthquake.

Yemen: 17 million people experiencing high levels of acute food insecurity, 2.2 million children acutely malnourished due to conflict, economic shocks & lack of humanitarian assistance

The acute food insecurity and malnutrition situation in Yemen has deteriorated further in 2022, with 17.4 million people (IPC Phase 3 and above) in need of assistance as of now, increasing to 19 million starting June to the end of the year.

Mali: over 1.2 million children under five likely acutely malnourished through august 2022

An IPC Acute Malnutrition analysis of Mali revealed that over 1.2 million children under the age of five will likely be acutely malnourished through August 2022, due to high levels of food insecurity and diseases.

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