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Publication | 8 September 2021

Climate Change: An Assault on the Hungry Poor in Southern Africa

Global Food and Nutrition Security

While Southern Africa contributes only 1 percent to global carbon emissions, their temperatures are rising at double the global rate and climate impacts such as cyclones and droughts are rampant. This factsheet brings to the fore climate change challenges in the region and how WFP is supporting the people in adapting to this unrelenting phenomenon.