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Spread of Hunger, Displacement In South Sudan Is ‘Alarming,’ U.N. Reports

News outlets report on the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan.

U.N. News Centre: U.N. relief officials arrive in South Sudan amid ‘alarming’ spread of hunger, displacement
“Senior United Nations relief officials began a visit to South Sudan [Monday] to meet conflict-affected people and to review the ongoing response and needs amid a spiraling humanitarian crisis in the world’s youngest nation…” (3/31).

BBC News: U.N.: Over one million displaced by South Sudan conflict
“More than one million people have been forced from their homes by the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, the U.N. says. Of these, 803,200 have been displaced within the country, and another 254,000 have fled to neighboring countries, according to the latest U.N. report…” (3/29).

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