Skip to main content

Acute Food Insecurity

Acute Food Insecurity

Every four months, FEWS NET analysts use a scenario development process to estimate food security outcomes for the coming eight months. Based on a convergence of evidence, the most likely scenario is projected, and expected levels of food insecurity are classified using the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) system. 

FEWS NET acute food insecurity data, dating back to June 2009, are available for download on this page.

Download All Acute Food Insecurity Data*
Heading
About FEWS NET Acute Food Insecurity Data
Description

FEWS NET acute food insecurity data, dating back to June 2009, are available for download as regional geographic information system (GIS) shapefiles and images. Country-specific GIS shapefiles and images, starting from October 2020, are also available for download. These data are published every month, and the most recent acute food insecurity data can be found at the top of the page. 
 

FEWS NET classifications are IPC-compatible, which means they adhere to IPC protocols but do not necessarily represent a technical consensus and therefore do not always match the results generated by the IPC. 
 

Click the “download all data” button at the top of this page for historical and current situation (non-projection) data for all regions and countries. We suggest using this option when analyzing historical food insecurity because this represents FEWS NET’s classification of the current food security situation at that time. 
 

Alternatively, you can search for and download current situation and projection data or maps for any period using the filter and options below. If you receive “no results” when selecting a country or region from the drop-down menu, no shapefiles are currently available.

Learn more about FEWS NET's acute food insecurity data
Short Description

Every four months, FEWS NET analysts use a scenario development process to estimate food security outcomes for the coming eight months. Based on a convergence of evidence, the most likely scenario is projected, and expected levels of food insecurity are classified using the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) system. 

FEWS NET acute food insecurity data, dating back to June 2009, are available for download on this page.

Showing 31 - 40 of 1410 data downloads

Uganda Uganda Acute Food Insecurity Classification (March 2023 - September 2023) March 2023

6 Files

Ethiopia Ethiopia Acute Food Insecurity Classification (March 2023 - September 2023) March 2023

6 Files

Cameroon Cameroon Acute Food Insecurity Classification (March 2023 - September 2023) March 2023

6 Files

Chad Chad Acute Food Insecurity Classification (March 2023 - September 2023) March 2023

6 Files

Democratic Republic of Congo DRC Acute Food Insecurity Classification (March 2023 - September 2023) March 2023

6 Files

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Acute Food Insecurity Classification (March 2023 - September 2023) March 2023

6 Files

Kenya Kenya Acute Food Insecurity Classification (February 2023 - September 2023) February 2023

8 Files

Central America and Caribbean Acute Food Insecurity Classification (February 2023 - September 2023) February 2023

8 Files

Uganda Uganda Acute Food Insecurity Classification (February 2023 - September 2023) February 2023

8 Files

Yemen Yemen Acute Food Insecurity Classification (February 2023 - September 2023) February 2023

8 Files

Get the latest food security updates in your inbox Sign up for emails

The information provided on this Web site is not official U.S. Government information and does not represent the views or positions of the U.S. Agency for International Development or the U.S. Government.

Jump back to top