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UN: famine is imminent in Central America

BOGOTA – Approximately two million people in Central America in the coming period to deal with severe hunger. By drought, harvests failed in countries like Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. Small farmers have, therefore, not enough is harvested to eat and sell, and there is not enough stock and the time until the next harvest.

Small farmers do not have enough harvested food to eat and sell, and there is not enough stock and the time until the next harvest.

The world food programme of the United Nations hit Friday alarm. “Climate-related disasters occur more frequently and establish more damage,” says Miguel Barreto of the food program. In the west of Honduras is, for example, 80 percent of the corn harvest has been lost.

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