Conflict, Failing Infrastructure Causing Severe Food Insecurity In South Sudan’s Northern Region

International Business Times: South Sudan On The Brink: Failing Currency And Armed Conflict Pushes Country Closer To Famine
“In the southern city of Morobo, South Sudan, mangoes litter the ground beneath the trees that line the roads. But 500 miles north, in the northeastern city of Malakal, people are severely malnourished and rely entirely on shipments of food from humanitarian groups. The stark difference between the two cities — one bordering Uganda, the other, Sudan — represents a wider phenomenon that could push the world’s youngest nation into a man-made famine…” (Banco, 9/1).

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