The 4 man-made famines threatening 20 million people

Vox

Published on Jun 12, 2017

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.
Read more: https://www.vox.com/world/2017/6/1/15…

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. To truly understand the international conflicts and trends shaping our world you need a big-picture view. Video journalist Sam Ellis uses maps to tell these stories and chart their effects on foreign policy. Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines.

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