Country Profiles

Across Africa, famine threatens up to 14 million people. Up to 41 million additional people face severe food insecurity. In many of these nations, other risk factors, including armed conflict, diease and gaps in humanitarian funding, put even more lives in peril.

Data Sources

IPC data from (May, 2017).

People at risk data from a FEWS outlook analysis by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (March, 2017).

Conflict death data from the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project’s "Realtime Africa" dataset (May, 2017).

Funding gap data from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (May, 2017).