Urgent action is needed to save children dying of hunger in South Sudan

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Life-saving assistance and protection is needed for 5.8 million people
Children being screened for malnutrition. The red mark indicates severe acute malnutrition. The yellow indicates moderate malnutrition.
(February 23, 2017)
World Vision is on the ground in South Sudan providing urgent relief to children and families impacted by severe food shortages. Families are receiving:
  • Monthly food rations of staple foods - sorghum, corn, oil, beans, sugar and salt. 
  • Targeted health and nutrition support to pregnant women and children who have medical complications from acute malnutrition. 
  • Seeds, tools and training for farmers to build self-reliance and stave off the horrible effects of famine.
How Canadians can help
The humanitarian community is appealing for $1.6 billion (U.S.) to provide life-saving assistance and protection to 5.8 million people. 
Help relief efforts in South Sudan and other countries at risk of famine by donating at rawhope.ca 
Images Images of World Vision's food assistance