Central African Republic Facing Acute Food Shortages

by Lisa Schlein

Photo by Albert González Farran, UNAMID
Photo by Albert González Farran, UNAMID. Source: Flickr

A new report finds nearly half of all people in the Central African Republic are suffering acute food shortages. The latest assessment by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification, a joint effort by eight U.N. and International non-governmental organizations, finds more than 1.8 million people in C.A.R. are facing an emergency food crisis.