South Sudan


As civil war here enters its fifth year, the humanitarian crisis is worsening, with more than half the country’s population of 12.9 million people relying on aid to survive. Violence has forced one in three people to leave their homes, creating refugee crises in Uganda, Sudan and Ethiopia. Those who remain face a deadly famine following poor harvests. Nyejal is the family’s only breadwinner as her husband is blind. ‘I really hope the cultivation will go better this time,’ she says. ‘Last year we nearly lost everything due to the bad weather’.


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