The 4 man-made famines threatening 20 million peopleby Vox   11 months ago


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Fighters are using hunger as a weapon.

Jane Ferguson's reporting in Africa was supported with a grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

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It's why South Sudan’s famine is man-made.

And so are the 3 other famines developing in Nigeria, Somalia, and Yemen. Wars in these countries are threatening to starve 20 million people ... or In all four countries, it's war that's threatened to put 20 million people at risk of starvation. is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app.

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