South Sudan: 50 percent food-insecure as disease toll escalates

About half of South Sudan’s population are facing severe food shortages as its three-year civil war drags on.

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    About half of South Sudan’s population are facing severe food shortages as its three-year civil war drags on.

    And that means easily preventable diseases are becoming fatal in the country.

    More than two million cases of malaria and 1,000 deaths from it - the biggest cause of death there - were recorded last year.

    Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports from opposition-held Dindin in South Sudan.


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