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APO: Conflict pushes South Sudanese into hunger – more than 6 million people face desperate food shortages

APO: Conflict pushes South Sudanese into hunger – more than 6 million people face desperate food shortages Download logo Relentless conflict and insecurity throughout the lean the annual lean season pushed 6.1 million people - nearly 60 percent of the population – into extreme hunger in South Sudan, though the situation could improve if a sustainable peace takes hold, three United Nations agencies said today. Some 6.1 million people faced “crisis”, “emergency” or “catastrophe” levels of food insecurity (IPC Phases 3, 4 and 5) at the peak of the lean season in July to August before the harvest in ...
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Added September 28, 2018
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