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As famine threatens, an unprecedented global challenge – and response

Twenty million people in four countries face famine in the next six months, but aid groups have gotten more innovative in how they address longstanding problems. Famine in South Sudan was officially declared Monday. 

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February 24, 2017

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A model poses backstage for Emilio Pucci's Autumn/Winter 2017 women's collection during Milan's Fashion Week on Thursday in Italy.

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