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13 Dec 2018 description

Protracted conflict and below-average rainfall likely to drive increased acute food insecurity

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16 Nov 2018 description

Risk of Famine (IPC Phase 5) persists in Yemen and South Sudan

11 Oct 2018 description

Severe outcomes likely to persist in several countries despite anticipated regional improvement

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18 Jul 2018 description

Humanitarian assistance and improved seasonal performance mitigate a deterioration in food security


27 Apr 2018 description

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Conflict and the impacts of drought continue to drive very high assistance needs in East Africa. In South Sudan, Yemen, Ethiopia, and Somalia, large-scale Emergencies persist, and households face significant gaps in meeting their basic food needs, although humanitarian assistance is preventing more extreme outcomes in many areas. Sustained, large-scale humanitarian assistance is needed to protect livelihoods and mitigate the potential for loss of life.

01 Feb 2018 description

Conflict and drought continue to drive very high assistance needs in East Africa

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18 Dec 2017 description

Extreme food insecurity to persist in East Africa, Yemen through at least mid-2018

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01 Dec 2017 description

Catastrophe (IPC Phase 5) outcomes likely exist despite ongoing harvest

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18 Oct 2017 description

Sustained assistance needed in Somalia, Ethiopia where below-average Deyr rains are forecast

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01 Oct 2017 description

Significant risk of Famine (IPC Phase 5) will persist into 2018

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12 Sep 2017 description

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  • Extreme levels of food insecurity persist across South Sudan as conflict continues to limit access to typical food sources and, in some areas, the delivery of humanitarian assistance. Emergency (IPC Phase 4) or Crisis (IPC Phase 3) outcomes exist in all states, despite the start of the harvest. Some households on isolated islands along the White Nile in Leer of Unity and Ayod of Jonglei could be in Catastrophe (IPC Phase 5) in the event they are unable to move in search of assistance.

01 Aug 2017 description

Emergency (IPC Phase 4) persists as insecurity disrupts assistance and trade flows

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  • A large-scale food security Emergency continues across South Sudan. Over half of the total population is in need of humanitarian assistance. Conflict continues to disrupt typical livelihood activities in all regions of the country, and already extremely poor macroeconomic conditions have further deteriorated, forcing staple food prices to climb above levels observed last year.

29 Apr 2017 description

Conflict drives severe food insecurity in South Sudan and Yemen; early season rainfall poor in the Horn of Africa

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18 Mar 2017 description

Famine (IPC Phase 5) likely ongoing in parts of South Sudan; risk of Famine (IPC Phase 5) continues in Somalia

31 Oct 2016 description

Extreme levels of food insecurity expected by May 2017


29 Oct 2016 description

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  • In South Sudan, ongoing insecurity in Western Bahr el Ghazal, Greater Equatoria, and Greater Upper Nile continue to restrict food access and Crisis (IPC Phase 3) and Emergency (IPC Phase 4) outcomes persist. In Northern Bahr el Ghazal, the ongoing harvest, availability of fish, and increased humanitarian assistance are increasing food access, but improvements remain limited given widespread poor harvests and macroeconomic instability.

17 Sep 2016 description

Large-scale food security crises to continue in South Sudan and Yemen

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