South Sudan Faces Hunger Emergency

Published on 07 March 2012

South Sudan is facing a major hunger emergency as drought has ruined food supplies. (..) Ahnna Gudmunds, a WFP Sudan officer, says, "Households will face significant difficulty obtaining food during this period. Volatile food supply and poor diets are likely to intensify the severity of the hunger season." (..) Conflict in the Jonglei State, the largest in South Sudan, has caused suffering, displacement, and even more hunger.

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