Overview

In 2015, 500,000 people in the Central American “Dry Corridor”, covering El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, were estimated to be facing severe food insecurity. An El Niño-related dry spell brought a second consecutive year of crop losses. See our Briefing Note in the Special Reports tab.

Latest Developments

07/02: According to the Nicaraguan Association for Human Rights (ANPDH), 561 people were killed and 4,578 injured in relation to the crisis since April 2018, and increase from the 325 killed and 2,000 injured previously reported between April and August 2018. ?