South Sudan Border Clashes Threaten Regional Hunger

Published on 03 May 2012

The World Food Program has warned clashes along the border between Sudan and South Sudan threaten to plunge the region into widespread hunger. (..) WFP spokeswoman Elizabeth Byrs said her agency is particularly concerned about the critical situations in South Sudan's Unity State and Upper Nile State. (..) “These people are already in a very dire situation, and now with the clashes their situation is going to worsen," Byrs said. (..) The World Food Program also said s helping other humanitarian agencies establish a humanitarian lifeline for the affected population.

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