Food Security and nutrition snapshot: February 2024

February 2024

In February 2024, an estimated 74 million people in the region were highly food insecure and in urgent need of humanitarian assistance. This includes 58.2 million people, according to an IPC analysis of 10 of the 13 countries covered by the FSNWG, in addition to 15.8 million people in Ethiopia, based on the 2024 Ethiopia Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP). Of these, 46.4 million were in seven of the eight IGAD member states.