Food insecurity concerns rise in Central America’s Dry Corridor

30 Oktober 2019
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Country: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
It is the second consecutive year of poor first season harvests following the severe drought of 2018, with some farmers experiencing crop losses as high as 50-75 per cent.

Subsistence farmers in Central America and some larger-scale farming operations in the Dry Corridor have experienced crop losses as high as 50-75 per cent due to irregular weather conditions, including high temperatures, below-average rain and protracted dry spells.

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