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Hunger and starvation menace as warring generals tear apart Sudan

The U.N. Security Council demanded an immediate end to fighting in Sudan during Ramadan, which begins Sunday.

Millions are risk of starvation as the war in Sudan nears the 1-year mark.
Millions could starve as Sudan's war nears the 1-year mark. (AN/Mohamed Tohami/Unsplash)

Nearly 11 months into the war between rival generals in Sudan, United Nations humanitarians issued a stark warning that the ongoing conflict risks triggering "the world's worst hunger crisis."

With some 8 million people uprooted by the conflict, the northeast African country is already in the grip of the world's largest displacement crisis as fighting continues between the Sudanese Army and the Rapid Support Forces, a rival paramilitary group.

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