U.N.’s Famine Appeal Is Billions Shy of Goal

by Somini Sengupta

Women carrying food in South Sudan (Photo: Albert Gonzalez Farran/AFP/Getty Images)

UN secretary general, António Guterres, warned 20 million people would fall into famine if his aid agencies could not corral $4.4 billion by the end of March. So far, the UNs has received less than a tenth of the money.