Famine has now been declared in parts of South Sudan. Children are already dying at an alarming rate, and more than 1 million girls and boys are on the brink of starvation. A lethal combination of civil war and mass displacement, have combined to create a critical shortage of food across the whole of South Sudan’s 10 states. Save the Children is on the ground in South Sudan, providing lifesaving support to children. Learn More!
"There is still time to save countless lives, but only if the international community acts now to step up its funding efforts. Delays will surely spell catastrophe and death for whole communities hit by drought and conflict." Pete Walsh, Save the Children's Country Director in South Sudan.
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