Reference : V-P-SS-E-00390
Date : 10/02/2014
Country/Region : SOUTH SUDAN
Caption : Lakes State, Minkamen. Emergency relief distribution. A volunteer from the Red Cross of South Sudan is crosschecking the details of displaced persons, to ensure order in the distribution of food supplies.
Photographer : BUCCIARELLI, Fabio
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : During the last month, hundreds of thousands of internally displaced persons flew from Bor due to the fightings and arrived in the temporary camp in Minkamen, 135 Km north of Juba in Lakes State .

On February 10th, 2014 the ICRC started a food distribution that reached over 93,000 during two weeks. The supplies each family received consist of 30 kg of sorghum, 10 kg of beans, 5 litres of oil, 1.25 kg of sugar, 500 g of salt and three bars of soap. Many families, mostly women, children and old people benefited from this food, easing somehow the harsh conditions they have endured since they started arriving to the area in the middle of December, 2013.

Most recipients are people who had to flee their homes because of violence, but the ICRC is also distributing emergency aid to the local residents who have been hosting them. The operation is being carried out by the ICRC, working with the South Sudan Red Cross.

Original material : digital
Resolution : 3000x2000
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour