WEST AFRICA: Still the lowest living standards in world, UN report says

by IRIN News

Dirty water and lack of toilets kill more people than war in West Africa Photo: © Nicholas Reader/IRIN

The food-security situation in south Sudan – particularly Northern Bahr El Ghazal – remains fragile, as malnutrition rates during an already bad hunger season seem to be further deteriorating and the prospects for the next harvest look bleak, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) warned.

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