Displacement in South Sudan: food aid saves lives
People’s makeshift homes huddle together in Amodich, Juang Boma. Many arrived more than a year ago from Abyei, bringing with them only what they could carry. Food provided by Christian Aid partner ECS Sudra with DEC support has been vital. One woman said, ‘We are still alive because of the relief assistance provided; in the old camp when we woke up we started worrying about where our next food would come from.’
April 2012: While rains in Kenya and Ethiopia in late 2011 allowed Christian Aid partners in the countries to begin helping people recover from the drought, in South Sudan emergency relief is still essential due to ongoing insecurity.