Internally displaced South Sudanese collect their rations in Minkaman, South Sudan June 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Matthew Abbott)
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Famine will break out in war-torn South Sudan within weeks unless massive funding for food aid is provided, aid agencies warned Thursday.Famine implies that at least 20 percent of households face extreme food shortages, there is acute malnutrition in over 30 percent of people, and two deaths per 10,000 people every day, according to the U.N.'s definition.Doctors Without Borders (MSF), which has earned a reputation for working in some of toughest war zone conditions across the world, said Monday that the situation was the worst it had seen in years, even during the two decades of war that paved the way for South Sudan's independence three years ago.
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