Famine stalks millions in South Sudan after droughts, floods – U.N.

FILE PHOTO: An aerial view from a helicopter shows a temporary shelter for people displaced by flooding in the town of Pibor, South Sudan December 11, 2019. REUTERS/Andreea Campeanu/File Photo

GENEVA (Reuters) – Famine threatens the lives of up to 5.5 million people in South Sudan, where droughts and flooding have destroyed crops and livestock, compounding “intense political instability”, the United Nations warned on Thursday. The U.N.’s World Food Programme (WFP) said it needed $270 million urgently to provide food to hungry South Sudanese in […]

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