Question 42 of 87 in In The News 2020
Started Mar 13, 2020 05:00PM UTC   •   Closing Jan 01, 2021 07:59AM UTC

Will the UN declare that a famine exists in any part of Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, or Uganda in 2020?


The spread of desert locusts in East Africa is testing an already food-insecure region (BBC, Foreign Policy, Food and Agriculture Organization). For general information on how famines are declared, see: Integrated Food Security Phase Classification, NPR.

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Name Probability
Yes 70%

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