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IPC ALERT: Central African Republic and South Sudan Food Security Situations 2019

Post date Wednesday, 26 June, 2019 - 11:01

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
Over 40% of the population (1.81 million) in Central African Republic are severely food insecure

Over 1.8 million people in Central African Republic are in severe acute food insecurity (IPC Phases 3+), including more than 465,000 people in emergency conditions during the lean season, latest data shows. BetweenMay and August 2019, 5 areas with a high concentration of displaced persons (Bria, Kaga-Bandoro, Obo, Rafai and Zémio) and the prefectures of Mbomou, Haute Kotto and Haut Mbomou are experiencing emergency conditions of food insecurity (IPC Phase 4), and 13 prefectures and three areas with a high concentration of displaced persons (Alindao, Bambari and Batangafo) are experiencing crisis conditions of food insecurity (IPC Phase 3). 

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SOUTH SUDAN
Nearly 7 million people likely to face severe acute food insecurity in South Sudan through July 2019

An estimated 6.96 million people (61% of the population) are likely to face Crisis (IPC Phase 3) acute food insecurity or worse, out of which an estimated 1.82 million people will likely face Emergency(IPC Phase 4) acute food insecurity and 21,000 will likely be inCatastrophe (IPC Phase 5). 
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