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380,000 affected by heavy flooding in South Sudan: UN

Heavy flooding has affected about 380,000 people in South Sudan, with overflowing rivers submerging homes and displacing families in the impoverished country, the UN’s humanitarian agency OCHA said Tuesday. Nearly three-quarters of those affected are in two states — Unity and Jonglei — OCHA said in a briefing note, warning …

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100,000+ children in Ethiopia’s Tigray at risk of death from malnutrition: UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has voiced concern about the dire humanitarian situation in Ethiopia’s conflict-ridden region of Tigray, saying more than 100,000 children could suffer from life-threatening severe acute malnutrition in the next 12 months, a 10-fold jump in average annual levels. Marixie Mercado, spokeswoman for the children’s …

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