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Hunger Crisis In S. Sudan ‘Eases’ But Risk Remains For 2015, WFP Says

News outlets report that rainfall and emergency food aid have helped ease South Sudan’s hunger crisis; however, according to the World Food Programme (WFP), the country still faces risks to food security in 2015.

BBC News: South Sudan hunger crisis ‘eases’
“South Sudan’s hunger crisis has eased after a ‘green harvest,’ but about 1.5 million people are still in desperate need of food aid, experts say…” (9/24).

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Aid, rain save South Sudan from famine, 2015 outlook grim — WFP
“Emergency food aid, normal rainfall, and the start of the harvest have helped to stave off famine in South Sudan, the latest analysis shows, but there is a risk of mass starvation in early 2015…” (Migiro, 9/25).

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