SOUTH SUDAN: Heading for severe food shortages

Published on 27 September 2011

This year, World Food Programme (WFP) has fed 1.8 million vulnerable people with 62,000MT of food, while late harvests prolonged the usual May-to-August hunger season by a month. But with a 13,500MT food shortfall, WFP is concerned about rising food insecurity as fuel and commodity prices rocket.

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