Harvest season provides meagre respite to South Sudan’s ongoing hunger crisis

by United Nations

Photo: A woman prepares a meal of weed leaves for her family. South Sudanese are struggling to feed their families since rations have been cut. [UNICEF/Oatway]

The current harvest season has not brought enough food to end the hunger crisis in South Sudan, as conflict persists in most of the African country and hyperinflation puts food out of reach for many, the United Nations said Monday.

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