Pathai, South Sudan
The village of Pathai in Jonglei State is no more than a few tin-roofed cinderblock buildings among thatched mud huts, a metal shipping container used as a prison and a jumble of broken-down vehicles. It is, however, home to thousands upon thousands of people who have arrived looking for help.
They began streaming in last week, walking for days across swamps and plains in the hope of food and medical care delivered by a small team of aid workers from the United Nations World Food Programme. The settlement has neither roads nor an airstrip, leaving it isolated from the rest of the country. Continue reading South Sudan village overwhelmed by thousands fleeing war