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Famine hits parts of South Sudan
©FAO/UNHCR/Alberto Gonzalez Farr
20 February 2017 Juba/Rome--- Famine has officially been declared by the South Sudanese government for some parts of the country. The UN is warning that areas hardest hit by war and a collapsing economy have left about 100,000 people facing starvation and a further 1 million people classified as being on the brink of famine. To elaborate more on the situation is Luca Russo, a senior strategic advisor on resilience with the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome.

Luca Russo, a Senior Strategic Advisor on resilience with the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, elaborates more on the situation. (Interview conducted by Sandra Ferrari)
2min. 17sec.
Topic(s): Agriculture & crops, Emergencies/Crises, Food production & stocks, Food Security, Interview
Produced by: FAO
 
Reference: 12055