Starvation and war: S.Sudan's 'peace' deal in action

Women and men queue to register with United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) officials to receive food supplies, in Koch County, South Sudan on September 25, 2015On paper, the war is over in South Sudan, after rivals signed a peace deal to end 21-months of violence that left tens of thousands killed. “We came to receive food,” said mother-of-seven Nyaluak Gai, aged 24, waiting in lines of hundreds of people for aid handouts from the UN World Food Programme, WFP. “We search for water lilies and wild plants for food,” Gai told AFP, saying that the aid rations will last a short time, and she must then go back to gathering grass to fill the bellies of her children.

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