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Publication | 2021

Country Plans Highlighting Needs to Face Famine

Tens of millions of people across 43 countries are on the edge of starvation, facing 'emergency' and 'catastrophe' levels of hunger, as measured on the internationally recognized Integrated Food Security Phase Classification scale, which provides information on levels of food insecurity and malnutrition.

The country profiles on this page provide examples of countries that have large populations facing such conditions, and where WFP is carrying out its life-saving work.