Monday, February 20, 2017

Famine Declared In Parts Of South Sudan

The Guardian: Famine declared in South Sudan

‘Man-made’ food crisis threatens 100,000 people after war and a collapsing economy devastate agriculture in the country

Famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, where UN agencies warned on Monday that war and a collapsing economy have left 100,000 people facing starvation.

A further 1 million people were classified as being on the brink of famine, according to the World Food Programme (WFP) and other UN bodies. Unimpeded humanitarian access was urgently needed to reverse “an escalating catastrophe”, they added.

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More News On Famine Being Declared In Parts Of South Sudan

Famine declared in region of South Sudan – UN -- UN News Centre
Famine declared in part of South Sudan by government and UN -- AP
Parts of South Sudan suffering famine: govt official -- Reuters
South Sudan declares famine in Unity State -- BBC
Famine declared in parts of South Sudan as 100,000 face starvation -- DW
Millions in South Sudan in Urgent Need of Food, UN Warns -- New York Times
Famine declared in South Sudan, with 100,000 people facing starvation -- Washington Post
Famine declared in South Sudan; U.N. says more than 5M at risk -- UPI


Aizino Smith said...

Didn't hear of any drought.

Oh yeah, famine is usually man made.

Aizino Smith said...

A 3rd party could take both 'leaders into a negotiating room and leave with none else ever coming out.

Then the next two runners up can figure stuff out with alacrity such as sharing.

TWN said...

"Oh yeah, famine is usually man made", your right on with that.