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UN: Growing risk of mass deaths from South Sudan famine

Abuk Garang holds her 7-month-old son William Deng, as she and others walk to a food distribution site in Malualkuel in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan. Two months after a famine was declared in two counties amid its civil war, hunger has become more widespread than expected in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region, aid workers say, More than 290,000 people are at risk of dying without sustained food assistance.

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UN: Growing risk of mass deaths from South Sudan famine