Friday 1 July 2016

Up to 4.8 million South Sudanese face severe food shortages: UN

According to report published by UN agencies, up to 4.8 million people in South Sudan face severe food shortages in coming months, the highest level since a conflict erupted between government troops and a newly formed rebel group. Nearly 70,000 people have fled to nearby towns while about 10,000 of them have taken shelter at a United Nations base in the area, where streams of displaced continue to
The U.N. World Food Programme, expected to assist 3.3 million people this year with emergency food assistance, life-saving nutrition support and other aid but the continued clashes and rains at this time of year adds to the challenge of supplying those in need.

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