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Biting famine forcing people to eat leaves...

"We are losing the fight against famine," Mark Lowcock, the UN under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, tells the Security Council.

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Famine looms Katakwi, residents cry for relief...

Among the most hit sub-counties include Ngariam, Magoro, Omodoi, Palama and Usuku.

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Soroti Christians told to be considerate...

Eruku stressed the need for families to worship together so as to grow in faith

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Half of S.Sudanese hungry, as famine looms...

Without assistance, as of May, more than 1.3 million children under five will be at risk of acute malnutrition.

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UN: 20 million face war-linked famine

The Security Council officially declared for the first time that the threat was directly linked to the armed conflicts

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Leaders in Kaberamaido ask for oxen

Onyanga is hopeful that food production will increase if many people are availed with oxen to ensure timely planting of crops.

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Food relief for Karamoja families

More than 300 households in Napumpum and Panyangara sub-counties received relief items.

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Famine bites hard Kanungu district residents...

Nelson Natukunda, the Local Council (LC) III chairman in Kanungu district says many parents have abandoned their children and most schools are almost being...

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Weak and awaiting worse: villagers fear S.Sudan...

About 800 kilometres (500 miles) from Juba, where a new conflict erupted in late 2013, the northern state of Bahr el Ghazal has some of the highest levels...

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Charity warns S.Sudan 'man-made' famine could...

In February, South Sudan and the United Nations formally declared a famine in some parts of the northern Greater Unity region affecting 100,000 people....

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Expectant mothers warned against...

The warning was given by specialists from St. John Ambulance Uganda during a health camp at Mutembe Landing Site, Nyenga sub-county in Buikwe district.