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➔ Over 200 million people affected are estimated to suffer from food insecurity as a result of climate change in lower-income countries

➔ Half of all such deaths are of children and infants in the world’s poorest communities, the group least responsible for climate change

➔ Although hunger is among the most preventable causes of human death, there are no quick fixes to the 850 million people facing hunger today

➔ There are major ongoing food emergencies and famine facing populations in the Horn of Africa and
the Sahel