UN’s World Food Program warns about increasing hunger in South Sudan after fighting

Published on 02 May 2012

The U.N.’s World Food Program is warning that recent fighting between South Sudan and Sudan could push more people into a hunger crisis situation. WFP South Sudan country director Chris Nikoi said in a statement Tuesday that the food situation in the border region was already precarious, and that recent border clashes threaten to displace more people. (..) WFP assisted around 2,000 new arrivals at the Yida refugee camp in South Sudan’s Unity State over the past week.

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