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Horn of Africa: A joint call for action before a major regional humanitarian crisis - Dashboard (October 2019)
- 13.7 million people are currently food insecure and require urgent action (IPC Phase 3+).
- Up to 4 million children under 5 years of age are acutely malnourished.
- 17 million people are living with water insecurity.
- Forecast above-average rains are likely to benefit second season harvests and pastoral livelihoods at the end of this year. However, the risk of flooding is elevated.
see Joint Position Paper