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A WFP barge transporting food supplies on the Nile River. Photo: WFP/South Sudan (file)

South Sudan: UN boosts food assistance

A barge carrying a shipment of food destined for thousands of people in South Sudan has crossed over from neighbouring Sudan, reopening a long-closed river corridor along the Nile, the United Nations World Food Programme (WPF) announced on 29th December….

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Image: SSUDAN-UNREST-CRISIS

South Sudan’s food crisis

South Sudan’s food crisis hasn’t worsened to the point of famine, but the threat still looms large with meagre crops potentially only delaying life-threatening hunger, as discussed by World Vision on 25 September. The latest analysis of South Sudan’s food…

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Picture credit: UN Photo/Martine Perret

Millions in South Sudan could face famine

Rains, cholera outbreak, and not enough food aid: Millions of South Sudanese could face famine.  Millions of people are walking for tens of miles to receive healthcare and food aid  Experts warn of impending famine if more aid cannot be…

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