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20-05-2022 | Edited News | OCHA,WFP,

Bi-Weekly Press Briefing: WFP-OCHA Food Security Situation in Sahel

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The UN humanitarian agencies are warning that 18 million people in Africa’s Sahel region face severe hunger in the next three months due to a combination of insecurity, the coronavirus pandemic, climate induced shocks and record-high food prices in the region. The situation has reached alarming levels in Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali and Niger, where people are predicted to experience emergency levels of food insecurity during the lean season between June and August.

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