Head of UN mission in the country David Shearer says the government is blocking aid by delaying paperwork that allows agencies to distribute relief items.
Internally displaced persons (IDPs) line up early in the morning for a general food distribution at the UN Protection of Civilians Site, Malakal, South Sudan. (file photo).
South Sudan: Opinion - Stop the Violence, Fix the Famine
DW, 22 February 2017
South Sudan has more fertile farmland than it would need to feed its people. Analyst James Shimanyula says that this is not possible without an end to the continuing ethnic… Read more »
Monitor, 23 February 2017
The United Nations this week declared an outbreak of famine in South Sudan. The statistics from that country, whose internecine conflict is now in its fourth year, are grim:… Read more »