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Numerous East, Central African Countries Facing ‘Acute Food Insecurity’

IRIN: Food security alarm for east, central Africa
“Some 20 million people are facing acute food insecurity in Eastern and Central Africa, with most of them being at ‘crisis’ and ‘emergency’ levels, according to aid agencies. This figure compares unfavorably with 15.8 million people in July 2013. The affected countries include Somalia, Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Central Africa Republic (CAR), Sudan, Kenya, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and Tanzania…” (8/13).