"Race against time" to preposition food stocks in South Sudan

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Truck stuck in the mud. Photo: WFP/George Fominyen

The rainy season seems to have come early this year in South Sudan prompting what has been described as “a race against time” to preposition food for the people in need.

Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced by the conflict that started in December 2013 between government and opposition forces in the new African country.

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) says that rain has been falling in the past few weeks ahead of the official start of the rainy season at the end of April.

To find out more about this situation, Sebit William spoke with George Fominyen, WFP communications officer in South Sudan.

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