From Crisis to Catastrophe
South Sudan’s man-made crisis—and how the world must act now to prevent catastrophe in 2015.
More than two million people are facing severe food insecurity in South Sudan. Famine has been narrowly avoided in 2014. As the dry season begins, the brutal conflict that provoked this disaster is about to get worse. Without an end to the fighting—and unless more aid can be delivered to those who need it—famine remains a serious threat in 2015. By committing to more vigorous diplomacy and swift action, the world has the chance to prevent that.