WHO: Nearly half of South Sudan’s population could face hunger

The World Food Programme is warning about half of South Sudan’s population – that’s almost 5 million people – will face severe food shortage and hunger.

In northern parts of the country, the problem is so acute that people are crossing the border into Darfur in Sudan.

The civil war has disrupted food supply routes – which has also pushed up prices.

Al Jazeera’s Anna Cavell reports from capital Juba.

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