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More Than 2.5M Face Hunger In South Sudan Because Of Violence, Poor Harvests, Aid Groups Warn

Agence France-Presse: South Sudan’s hungry see little hope for peace
“…Across South Sudan, frustration and anger is growing over the humanitarian toll from the 15-month-old feud between President Salva Kiir and Riek Machar, his former deputy and now the main rebel leader. … For the displaced in and around Ganyiel, life consists of waiting in flooded, makeshift shelters — but reserves of food, and hope, are dwindling fast…” (Wadu, 3/25).

VOA News: Hunger Stalks S. Sudan; Desperate Turn to Leaves
“…More than 2.5 million people face food insecurity in war-torn South Sudan, humanitarian agencies warn. Poor harvests, violence, and constraints on trade have pushed this area into what those agencies have classified as a level-three food crisis — two steps below famine…” (Joselow, 3/24).

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