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COVID-19 will worsen South Sudan’s existing challenges – WFP

Country Director for the UN World Food Programme in South Sudan has warned of the risk posed by COVID-19 in the country.

The East-Central African nation is, already struggling with hunger due to conflict, its harsh climate and locust invasions.

Matthew Hollingworth told the media: “Last year we had to feed 5 million people due to fighting and flooding.

“Already in 2020 we have had locust invasions and now there is the COVID-19 pandemic which we predict could almost double the people in acut…
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