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South Sudan: WFP Provides Food Assistance Despite Looting, Destruction

Looted Warehouses
WFP Office Also Looted
Homes Burned
Marketplaces Destroyed
Seeking Shelter
Making Do
Food Distributions Continue Against The Odds
Airlifting Supplies
Distributing Food To Tens Of Thousands
Some Relief
Don't Spill A Drop
Sorghum And Safety
Rations For The Family
Food And Smiles
Across The River
Food Too Expensive
WFP Biscuits Arrive
Mothers And Children

Hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese have been displaced by conflict since mid-December. The city of Malakal resembles a ghost town, with streets largely empty, houses burned or looted, and markets destroyed. Most of the population have fled to safe havens, like the UNMISS peacekeeping base in town, or the village of Wau Shilluk on the other side of the Nile River. WFP’s warehouses and offices have been looted and damaged, but despite the loss of badly needed food stocks, WFP is still providing food assistance to people in Malakal affected by the crisis, and is working to reach more people in the surrounding areas.