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Publication | 2019

Global Report on Food Crises 2019

The Global Report on Food Crises is  the reference document on the latest estimates of acute hunger in the world. It is a public good prepared collectively by 15 leading global and regional institutions under the umbrella of the Food Security Information Network.

According to the 2019 edition of the GRFC report, more than 113 million people across 53 countries experienced acute hunger requiring urgent food, nutrition and livelihoods assistance (IPC/CH Phase 3 or above) in 2018. The main drivers are reported and include conflict and insecurity, natural disasters and economic shocks.