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Famine declared in region of South Sudan – UN

20 February 2017 &#150 Famine has been formally declared in parts of South Sudan, the United Nations said today, warning that war and a collapsing economy have left some 100,000 people facing starvation there and …

Lake Chad money, Oxfam-GOAL merger, and serial Syria talks: The Cheat Sheet

Every week, IRIN’s team of editors takes a look at what lies ahead on the humanitarian agenda and curates a selection of some of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:


Early warning system flags global financial crises

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Published 15 February 2017

Researchers have developed a new “early warning system” that could help policymakers around the world take action to avert or lessen the

Sri Lanka Government Prioritises Achieving Zero Hunger And Zero Undernutrition

WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin with lead convenor of the review Chandrika Bandaranaike at the launch, with WFP Country Representative Brenda Barton (left) and SAPRI Director Geetha de Silva. Photo: WFP Archive

COLOMBO  –  Concluding

Belgian Contribution To WFP Supports People Affected By Hunger In South Sudan

JUBA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is grateful to the Government of Belgium for contributing €3 million for WFP to provide emergency food and nutrition assistance to communities facing food shortages in

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