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Food Insecurity, Disease Risk High Among Civilians Affected By South Sudan Conflict, U.N. Warns

U.N. News Centre: South Sudan: U.N. relief wing warns of 80 percent increase in food insecurity over past year
“South Sudan remains engulfed in a spiral of violence — with clashes in southern and central Unity state having ‘intensified with grave consequences for civilians’ — leaving at-risk populations food insecure and vulnerable to diseases, the United Nations humanitarian wing has warned, announcing that relief organizations on the ground are boosting efforts there despite access challenges and lagging funding…” (11/9).

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