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Declaration of Famine or Not, South Sudan Needs the World's Attention Now
Country Director for IRC South Sudan
I see each day what we can accomplish: children treated for malnutrition, cash grants given to families to purchase food in the market, groups of women helping each other cope with the horrors they have seen and felt.
As a Man-Made Famine Looms, Christmas Comes Early to South Sudan
Managing Editor, TomDispatch.com
Already, 3.9 million people -- about one in three South Sudanese -- face dangerous levels of food insecurity. However, unlike in Ethiopia in the 1980s, where drought led to crop failures that killed one million people, this country is facing an "entirely man-made famine."
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