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