Darfur’s Hunger Season Just Got Harder

The UN is cutting in half its daily rations in Sudan’s Darfur region because of a severe funding shortfall.

From May the ration will be half the minimum amount required each day. The cut comes as the UN said Darfur’s malnutrition rates are rising again.

Nearly 3m people depend on food aid after being driven off their land.

But little has come from the EU and nothing at all from any of Sudan’s partners in the Arab League, except Libya, the World Food Programme says.

“This is one of the hardest decisions I have ever made,” James Morris, head of the WFP, said.

…The bill to feed them all is $746m [source]

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