Day: June 6, 2018

Droughts, floods, pollution, deforestation and conflicts could worsen South Sudan’s humanitarian crisis and jeopardize the livelihoods of over 90 per cent of the country’s 12 million people

Competition over access to pasture, water, fuel wood, and productive farmland – between pastoralists and farmers, and communities and clans – could intensify conflicts and forced migration within and beyond South Sudan, according to the South Sudan first State of the Environment and Outlook Report, launched on 05 June 2018. UN Environment in partnership with

South Sudan worst-case hunger crisis looming

ore civilians are without food in more places than ever before in the history of South Sudan. An upsurge in fighting, lack of access and attacks on aid workers batters already food insecure communities.  “The UN’s deadly prediction of record numbers of hungry people in South Sudan is already unfolding from what I’m seeing,” said