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Hunger spreads in Payinjiar County

Bonifacio Taban
Desperation for food is growing in Unity State’s Payinjiar County, according to local residents and officials.
24.01.2013  |  Bentiu
Women crashing water lily to pep are as food in Nyal, South Sudan, December 25, 2012.
Women crashing water lily to pep are as food in Nyal, South Sudan, December 25, 2012.

The area was hit by severe flooding last year, which residents say has destroyed their crops and food supplies. Some residents are fleeing to towns like Bentiu and Juba to find help and relief.

Bonifacio Taban has more from Nyal, in Payinjiar County: