Around 5 million people are in urgent need of food - almost half of South Sudan's population. For DW Editor Isaac Mugabi #DWMypic of the week is a stark reminder that each year millions of children die of malnourishment.
More than 5 million children are at risk of famine in war-torn Yemen, according to the charity Save the Children. Renewed attacks on the key port city of Hodeida could further disrupt food, fuel and aid supplies.
Half of all South Sudanese depend on food aid. This is not only because of droughts, but also bloody power struggles. The main victims in this cycle of violence and hunger are women and children.
Up to six million people in South Sudan face extreme hunger a report by the UN says, that's an increase of 40 percent since 2017. The report warns that famine could return to the country in the throes of civil war.
Hunger levels are surging globally, with crises escalating in Yemen and South Sudan. As we mark World Food Day, DW learns how failing to tackle suffering today will leave a dangerous legacy for tomorrow.
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