Food Security

Downward Spiral: the economic impact of Covid-19 on refugees and displaced people

More than three quarters of displaced and conflict-affected people surveyed by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) have lost income since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The devastating economic impact is tipping many into a hunger, homelessness and education crisis, the organisation said in a report released today. The report, Downward Spiral, is based on

2020-10-19T02:08:08-04:00October 19th, 2020|Food Security, Publications & resources|

FAO-WFP early warning analysis of acute food insecurity hotspots – July 2020

The COVID-19 crisis unfolds at a time when the number of acutely food-insecure people in the world has already risen over the past four years, largely due to conflict, climate change and economic downturn. According to the latest Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC 2020), in 2019 almost 135 million people across 55 countries experienced

2020-08-19T15:28:59-04:00August 19th, 2020|Food Security, Publications & resources|