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WFP Airdrops Food In South Sudan: How Does it Work?

Dropping Food From The Sky
Trucks Before Planes
Re-bagging At Warehouse
Truck Feeds Plane
Cargo Carrier
Approaching Ganyiel Drop Zone
Drop Starts in Ganyiel
Drop From Above Maban
Bags Falling
Bags On The Ground
Stacked & Ready For Distribution

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has started a series of urgently needed airdrops of food assistance in remote areas of South Sudan that have previously been unreachable because of insecurity and other obstacles. But how do airdrops work? What happens before -- and after -- the bags of food fall down to Earth?