Acutely malnourished child Sacdiyo Mohamed, 9 months old, is treated at Banadir hospital in Somalia on Saturday. Somalia's government has declared the drought there a national disaster.
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Lucia Adeng Wek holds her 3-year-old son, Wek Wol Wek, who suffers from malnutrition. They're at a clinic in South Sudan run by Doctors without Borders and were photographed on October 11, 2016.
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A World Food Program food distribution site in Bentiu, South Sudan. The U.N. says nearly 5 million people in the country do not have enough food, and in one region people are already dying of starvation.
The arms embargo and sanctions fell short of the nine votes needed for adoption Friday. Ethnic violence and clashes have killed tens of thousands in the South Sudan and forced millions to flee from their homes.
Earlier this year, thousands of South Sudanese civilians fled an attack by armed gunmen on a displaced persons compound run by the U.N. in the northeastern town of Malakal.
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In this photo taken Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, women stand outside a U.N. Refugee Agency site in Yei, in southern South Sudan. The formerly peaceful town of Yei is now a center of the renewed civil war.
A photo from July 25 shows a United Nations base in South Sudan's capital Juba. Earlier in July, South Sudanese troops attacked civilians near the U.N. mission's headquarters in the city.
South Sudanese families sit with bags of food rations at the Ayilo Settlement Camp in northern Uganda. Refugees have been coming out of South Sudan in growing numbers since fighting resume there this summer.
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