South Sudan

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Famine: what is it, where will it strike and how should the world respond?
A toxic combination of climate emergency, conflict and Covid is pushing some of the poorest countries into an acute hunger crisis

Lizzy Davies

06, Jul, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Millions at risk in South Sudan as Ukraine war forces slashing of aid
Drastic cuts to World Food Programme assistance will leave people ‘looking death in the face’ unless global donors offer support

Lizzy Davies

14, Jun, 2022 @1:30 PM

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Knee problem forces Pope Francis to cancel Africa trip
Pontiff, 85, had planned to visit Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan in early July

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

10, Jun, 2022 @2:56 PM

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Akuch Kuol Anyieth: ‘When you grow up in mayhem, you have no choice but to be strong’
South Sudanese-Australian writer escaped conflict in her homeland, but the trauma that follows refugees is poorly understood

Steve Dow

08, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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UK Foreign Office rushed £4.2bn of aid cuts, official audit finds
Support slashed despite warnings about impact, with offices told not to discuss plans with local partners, says National Audit Office report

Kaamil Ahmed

31, Mar, 2022 @4:49 PM

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‘Take from the hungry to feed the starving’: UN faces awful dilemma
Agencies forced to cut back aid in Yemen, Afghanistan, South Sudan and Ethiopia despite growing need as funds go to Ukraine

Kaamil Ahmed

17, Mar, 2022 @5:06 PM

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Looting and attacks on aid workers rise as hunger adds to unrest in South Sudan
UN says 70% of the population will struggle through the coming season as humanitarian workers are killed and supplies raided

Kaamil Ahmed

15, Mar, 2022 @11:10 AM

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The rising cost of the climate crisis in flooded South Sudan – in pictures
Families facing severe hunger are wading through crocodile-infested waters in search of water lilies to eat. Susan Martinez and photographer Peter Caton return with Action Against Hunger to find that the dire situation they reported on in March has only worsened

Susan Martinez, photography by Peter Caton

30, Nov, 2021 @7:01 AM

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The light that failed: South Sudan’s ‘new dawn’ turns to utter nightmare
Nearly 400,000 have died since it won independence 10 years ago. Now violence looms again, within and beyond its borders

Simon Tisdall

11, Jul, 2021 @5:15 AM

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‘Any time, anything could go wrong’: the women hoping to heal South Sudan
The country’s first 10 years has been marred by civil war, sexual violence and poverty. But women are working to gain justice for victims and hope for change

Lizzy Davies

09, Jul, 2021 @7:53 AM

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UK aid cuts will put tens of thousands of children at risk of famine, says charity
Save the Children’s analysis finds Britain will spend 80% less on nutrition abroad this year, as hunger levels rise around the world

Karen McVeigh

08, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘People are not starving, they’re being starved’: millions at risk of famine, NGOs warn
Open letter backing UN call to action says Covid has exacerbated problems of conflict, climate crisis and inequality

Sarah Johnson

20, Apr, 2021 @11:08 AM

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