World: New report shows hunger is due to soar as coronavirus obliterates lives and livelihoods

Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Honduras, Iraq, Lebanon, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Peru, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), World, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Sources: World Food Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

While the greatest need is in Africa, countries in Latin America, Caribbean and Middle East and Asia – including middle-income countries – are also being ravaged by crippling levels of food insecurity.