Raising the roof in war-torn South Sudan townAdd to Cart Add to Lightbox Download
Galuak Kuon works on his home on April 15, 2017, in Poktap, a town in South Sudan's Jonglei State where conflict, drought and inflation have caused severe food insecurity. Like most here, he fled Poktap in 2013 when South Sudan's civil war broke out, and just returned in January 2017.
The blue fabric used to fasten many of the sticks together is torn from insecticide-treated bednets, which villagers have discovered provide a termite-resistant material for construction.
The Lutheran World Federation, a member of the ACT Alliance, is helping families in the area tackle food problems, including with the provision of cash for the purchase of fishing line and hooks, as well as assisting with home construction.
- Paul Jeffrey
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