RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The World Food Programme (WFP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have determined that acute food insecurity will worsen from February to May 2022 in three countries in Latin America and the Caribbean: Colombia, Honduras, and Haiti.
The Hunger Outbreaks report released Thursday warns that hunger will increase in Colombia, including among Venezuelan migrants. This is due to political instability, the effects of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the regional migration crisis, and internal displacement.
According to the 2022 Humanitarian Needs Study, 7.3 million Colombians will require food assistance this . . .