Threat of Starvation Mounts as Hunger Crisis Swells in South Sudan
A hunger crisis of disastrous proportions continues to brew in South Sudan, where more than 8 million people face severe food insecurity. Ongoing civil unrest and weather extremes from floods to drought have ravaged the nation’s food supply. Worsening the conditions are skyrocketing prices from the war in Ukraine and cutbacks by the World Food Program, which come at the worst time for this nation already under threat of widespread starvation. PBS exposes the dire conditions in this special report.