South Sudan near food crisis, up to 7 million at risk – U.N.

By Magda Mis | Wed, 5 Feb 2014 18:29 PM
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Some 3.7 million people are food insecure in South Sudan and up to 7 million - 85 percent of the population - are at risk, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned on Wednesday.

The FAO has appealed for $77 million to help those affected, bringing to a total of $1.29 billion the sum needed to meet the country’s urgent humanitarian needs in the...

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