The struggle to survive South Sudan’s hunger season

by Stefanie Glinski

Photo: Abuk Moukiir sits in the shade of a tree while harvesting peanuts. She’s sick and weak but survives hunger by finding different day jobs [Stefanie Gilinski/IRIN]

Almost half of South Sudan’s population – 4.8 million people – are currently severely food insecure: an increase of 1.4 million since last year.