Food Security Rises in Iraq

Iraq-FlagFood deprivation was rising to 15 percent by 1996, according to FAO. Throughout the 1990s, food deprivation continued to climb, reaching a peak of close to one-third (30%) of the population in the late 90s.

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Joint government-UN analysis of 2007 survey data found that 7.1 percent of the population was food deprived; this dropped to 5.7 percent in 2011, according to the Iraq Knowledge Network (IKN) survey.

Source: IRIN (Integrated Regional Information Networks) – the humanitarian news source.

http://www.irinnews.org/Report/97991/Less-dependent-on-food-rations

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