Nyanwuor Lam and her 2-year-old daughter, Akwol, made a long and dangerous journey to escape fighting in their hometown of Bor, South Sudan. They have found safety in a refugee transit camp in Uganda, where they receive hot meals each day from WFP and its partners, and where Nyanwuor will give birth to a new baby soon.
Photo: WFP/Tine Frank
The dream of independence in the new country of South Sudan was shattered with the outbreak of fierce fighting in mid-December 2013. Tens of thousands of people fled to safety in neighbouring countries, particularly Uganda. WFP is providing food for the newly arriving refugees – people like Nyanwuor, a pregnant woman with three young children who tells her story below.
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