South Sudan: Lethal Mix of Conflict and Climate Change

Violent conflicts and climate change in South Sudan have contributed to the country being “consistently” ranked as one of the “world’s hungriest countries,” the leadership of the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trócaire, has said.  

In a Tuesday, November 15 report, Trócaire officials say the world’s youngest nation is facing renewed conflict and one of the worst droughts in years.

“A complex balance between conflict and climate change has left South Sudan consistently ranking among the world’s hungriest countries,” Trócaire officials say.

Source: ACIAfrica

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