Burkina Faso: UN Food Agencies warn of rising levels of acute hunger with potential risk of famine in four hotspots

Countries: Burkina Faso, Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen
Sources: World Food Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Burkina Faso in the Sahel, northeastern Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen contain areas that could soon slip into famine if conditions there undergo “any further deterioration over the coming months”.