Armed conflict, and active political repression are to blame for more than 75% of all recent famines.
4.1 in 10,000 people starved to death per day across South Sudan’s Mayendit county – which is about 10 times the average global death rate
South Sudan can feed itself in peace time. Just six months ago, many parts of the country were bustling with enough food – then if fell of the cliff
Up to 12 million people in Somalia, Ethiopia, and Kenya are already in need of food assistance
A mother in Cameroon named Dayo told an aid worker that she was sometimes so hungry that she was losing her senses. “When somebody spoke to me,” she said, “I couldn’t even tell if it was a man or woman”
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