ADA distributes food to hunger-stricken communities in Upper Nile
September 3, 2020 (Thessherald)–As hunger bites in different parts of the country, Africa Development Aid has distributed take-home food rations to hundreds of residents in Upper Nile state.
According to several sources, the food distributions began in the hardest hit areas namely: Kuetrengke, Dhuording, Mandeng, and Makak respectively.
South Sudan continues to face an acute humanitarian crisis exacerbated by years of underdevelopment, conflict, floods and now the COVID-19 pandemic that has affected service delivery across the country.
South Sudan’s government and opposition groups are under increasing pressure from the international community and the region to accomplish the remaining outstanding tasks in the implementation of the peace agreement to avert the ongoing humanitarian situation.