Locals face graver food insecurity in Bangladesh

by Staff

The “2019 Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC)” was released by the Global Network against Food Crises, whose members include the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), World Food Programme, and the European Union.

“In Cox’s Bazar the influx of refugees has aggravated the already-fragile situation of one of the poorest and most vulnerable districts in Bangladesh and the host populations face higher levels of food insecurity than the Rohingya refugees from Myanmar,” the report said.