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United Nations: No Famine in Yemen, but People in Crisis Food Situations

World | March 15, 2017, Wednesday @ 15:50| 216 views

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A United Nations backed report on Yemen published on Wednesday found there was no famine in the country but said 60 percent of Yemenis, or 17 million people, are in “crisis” or “emergency” food situations, which is an increase of 20 percent since last June, Euronews reported.

The report was written by expert team using the globally recognized IPC methodology.

The IPC, or Integrated Food Security Phase Classification, is a system of analyzing food security on a five-point scale, where five is “famine”.

Tags: famine, crisis, Report, Yemen, IPC, United Nations


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