Reaching families threatened by famine by World Food Programme on Exposure
By George Fominyen Famine in South Sudan is affecting about 100,000 people who have received limited humanitarian assistance for months – if not years – because of recurrent fighting and other obstacles to relief organizations in Leer, Mayendit and Koch counties.The World Food Programme (WFP) is doing its utmost to reach people with the most acute needs, through emergency rapid response teams active in areas including Thonyor, Leer County.Here, an inter-agency rapid response mission was deployed in February to provide assistance to about 36,000 people.