TO ASSIST: 50 million people
FAO REQUIRES: USD 1.5 billion
PERIOD: January–December 2022
South Sudan is facing one of the worst food security and nutrition crises globally. Almost 63 percent of the population is likely to be in acute food insecurity, of whom 87 000 people facing extreme hunger with no or limited coping mechanisms.
Currently, nearly one in two Afghans do not have adequate means to produce or access food for themselves and their families each day.
Mali is experiencing alarming levels of food insecurity. Over 1.8 million Malians are projected to be in high acute food insecurity in June–August 2022. This represents a 41-percent increase compared with the same period ast year.
Nigeria faces a severe food crisis. The protracted armed insurgency in northeastern Nigeria has displaced thousands of people, leaving them without the means to produce food and increasing their dependency on humanitarian aid.
The Niger has recorded its highest number of food-insecure people in the last eight years. Increased armed conflict and floods have nearly doubled the number of internally displaced people in the last three.