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Some 100,000 people in South Sudan are facing starvation, with a million more on the brink of famine, reports the UN.
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More than 20 million people risk dying from starvation within six months in four separate famines, U.N. World Food Programme chief economist Arif Husain says, via Reuters.

Four famines mean 20 million may starve in the next six months

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Congratulations to our team in South Sudan and to our partner, the Logistics Cluster, on expanding an airstrip that will allow more much-needed supplies to be delivered to the region faster and at a lower operational cost than before.
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Relief International has 1,700 staff worldwide, 600 of whom are working in six of the countries — Somalia, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Yemen and Sudan — targeted by the ban.

“To ask an individual to do that and leave family and children behind — I can’t ask someone to take that risk,” said our CEO, Nancy Wilson, of plans to ask some U.S.-based staff to remain in the country. Devex has the full story:

NGOs rethink emergency response plans amid Trump travel ban uncertainty

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So much going on. It's easy to lose track of a slow onset famine in Somalia. But rivers are drying up daily. Livestock are dying. And it's also easy to provide support, so that we can all make a difference.

In Somalia, famine is looming and families with no food or water are leaving their land

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Here's a New View of the Refugee Crisis

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"For couples of different nationalities trying to navigate America’s immigration system, the president’s executive order and the legal upheaval it created have thrown relationships and marriages into turmoil."

Love, Interrupted: A Travel Ban Separates Couples

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Crowdfunding Helps Rescue Refugees Upended by Travel Ban

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A gripping piece in the Los Angeles Times on how Trump's executive order has affected the operations of Relief International and other humanitarian aid organizations:

Aid groups see Trump’s travel restrictions as 'a huge step backwards'

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