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SOUTH SUDAN: CONFLICT FEARS COMPOUNDED BY SHORTAGE OF FOOD AND HARD CASH

Apr 30, 2012 13:51 BST Plan UK FOOD price rises, a shortage of hard currency and the threat of war, are fuelling hunger in the world’s newest nation. Aid workers from Plan International, one of the country’s largest children’s charities, say that six zones across the nation are at risk of chronic and acute food shortages.

Feb 23, 2012 10:04 GMT Save the Children Following reports that at least 28 children living in camps near Kabul have already died because of freezing temperatures, we are warning that even more could children could die from cold in what is Afghanistan's worst winter for 15 years. Most of the deaths were reported to have been children aged under five - the most vulnerable in such extreme weather. Kabul has been badly affected...