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UN in Action

Famine Response In South Sudan

May 22, 2017

According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), one million people are on the brink of famine in South Sudan due to insecurity and lack of humanitarian access.

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UN in Action

Reponse a la Famine au Soudan du Sud

Jul 27, 2017

UN in Action No. 1549 Selon le Bureau des Nations Unies pour la coordination des affaires humanitaires (UNOCHA), un million de personnes sont au bord de la famine au Soudan du Sud en raison de l'insécurité et du manque d'accès humanitaire. Les org

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The United Nations today declared a famine in three more areas in drought-ravaged Somalia, bringing to five the number of regions in the Horn of Africa country where acute malnutrition and starvation have already claimed the lives of tens of thousand

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The United Nations is moving on two fronts to counter the worsening food crisis in the Horn of Africa, with an immediate infusion of food in an area where 640,000 children alone are threatened with acute malnutrition, and longer-term steps to spark a

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Organized by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) [with the participation of the UN Secretary-General]

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Organized by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) [with the participation of the UN Secretary-General]

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00:56

The United Nations today declared a famine in two regions of southern Somalia owing to the worst drought in decades, and appealed for urgent resources to assist millions of people in desperate need of help. "Every day of delay in assistance is lit

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The UN's humanitarian wing's Ging said that Somalia and South Sudan are in "catastrophic" food insecure situations. The UN Population Fund's Ugochi Daniels warns that women and children are experiencing malnutrition and are at risk of sexual violence

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Three UN agencies has warned today that war and a collapsing economy in South Sudan have left some 100,000 people facing starvation and a further 1 million people are classified as being on the brink of famine.

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UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O'Brien, has warned that there is "a real possibility" of famine in Yemen, as the UN's relief wing launched a $2.1 billion funding appeal, to provide life-saving resources to the war-ravaged country.

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