A small locality in Rumbek, formerly the capital of Lakes State, where a population of some 143, women ,men and children are barely living. They survive by cooking porridge from a wild fruit's dried pounded shell known as Laluq. They break it to get to its soft pit that they eat for nutrients. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire displaced community.   The entire forest is bare because they collect all the Luluq wild fruit from the tree.  They are displaced because of inter-communal fighting.
       
     
 A lady and her community members crack wild Luluq fruit.  A small locality in Rumbek, formerly the capital of Lakes State, where a population of some 143, women ,men and children are barely living. They survive by cooking porridge from a wild fruit's dried pounded shell known as Laluq. They break it to get to its soft pit that they eat for nutrients. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire displaced community.   The entire forest is bare because they collect all the Luluq wild fruit from the trees.  They are displaced because of inter-communal fighting.
       
     
 A small locality in Rumbek, formerly the capital of Lakes State, where a population of some 143, women ,men and children are barely living. They survive by cooking porridge from a wild fruit's dried pounded shell known as Laluq. They break it to get to its soft pit that they eat for nutrients. Then they rub it in ashes for preservation.  The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire displaced community.   The entire forest is bare because they collect all the Luluq wild fruit from the trees.  They are displaced because of inter-communal fighting.
       
     
 Mary Achok Mawut, an internally displaced lady (in yellow), in Apet, a small locality in Rumbek seperates leaves from a wild fruit branch known as Laluq for food. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire family. She has 6 children, and 4 are here in the bush with her, and two elder ones do not stay with her.
       
     
 A lot of wild fruit Laluq stored for consumption.  A small locality in Rumbek, formerly the capital of Lakes State, where a population of some 143, women ,men and children are barely living. They survive by cooking porridge from a wild fruit's dried pounded shell known as Laluq. They break it to get to its soft pit that they eat for nutrients. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire displaced community.   The entire forest is bare because they collect all the Luluq wild fruit from the tree.  They are displaced because of inter-communal fighting.
       
     
 A small locality in Rumbek, formerly the capital of Lakes State, where a population of some 143, women ,men and children are barely living. They survive by cooking porridge from a wild fruit's dried pounded shell known as Laluq. They break it to get to its soft pit that they eat for nutrients. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire displaced community.   The entire forest is bare because they collect all the Luluq wild fruit from the tree.  They are displaced because of inter-communal fighting.
       
     
 Ajah Dhiak (right),and Nyitur Malual (left) are internally displaced ladies, in Apet, a small locality in Rumbek. Ajah cooks a porridge  from a wild fruit known as Laluq to get to its soft pit that they eat. Nyitur in red boils laluq seeds. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire family.  They eat laluq porridge everyday because they do not have any other source of food. Sometimes they go and collect tall grass and prepare it to be sold so they have a little money. They are internally displaced because of inter-communal fighting. People from other communities raid their cattle, livestock, and food. So they have to run.
       
     
 Adak Aterbang Akol (left),and Adut Ater (right) are internally displaced ladies in a small locality in Rumbek. Adak cooks porridge from a wild fruit's pounded shell known as Laluq so they can eat. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire family.
       
     
 A small child plays while his mother sleeps.  A small locality in Rumbek, formerly the capital of Lakes State, where a population of some 143, women ,men and children are barely living. They survive by cooking porridge from a wild fruit's dried pounded shell known as Laluq. They break it to get to its soft pit that they eat for nutrients. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire displaced community.   The entire forest is bare because they collect all the Luluq wild fruit from the trees.  They are displaced because of inter-communal fighting.
       
     
 Adak Aterbang Akol, an internally displaced lady in a small locality in Rumbek cooks porridge from a wild fruit's pounded shell known as Laluq so that they can eat. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire family.
       
     
 Monica Nyanut (left) and Ajah Dhiak (right), internally displaced ladies, in Apet, a small locality in Rumbek eat porridge  from a wild fruit known as Laluq. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire family. They eat laluq porridge everyday because they do not have any other source of food. They are internally displaced because of inter-communal fighting. People from other communities raid their cattle, livestock, and food. So they have to run.
       
     
 Drought has also led to hunger in most parts of South Sudan.  The conflict and inter-communal fighting are a major cause of displacement in South Sudan. This makes people leave their homes and all their belongings, including cattle, farming tools, and whatever little food stock they have.   
       
     
 A small locality in Rumbek, formerly the capital of Lakes State, where a population of some 143, women ,men and children are barely living. They survive by cooking porridge from a wild fruit's dried pounded shell known as Laluq. They break it to get to its soft pit that they eat for nutrients. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire displaced community.   The entire forest is bare because they collect all the Luluq wild fruit from the tree.  They are displaced because of inter-communal fighting.
       
     

A small locality in Rumbek, formerly the capital of Lakes State, where a population of some 143, women ,men and children are barely living. They survive by cooking porridge from a wild fruit's dried pounded shell known as Laluq. They break it to get to its soft pit that they eat for nutrients. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire displaced community. 

The entire forest is bare because they collect all the Luluq wild fruit from the tree.

They are displaced because of inter-communal fighting.

 A lady and her community members crack wild Luluq fruit.  A small locality in Rumbek, formerly the capital of Lakes State, where a population of some 143, women ,men and children are barely living. They survive by cooking porridge from a wild fruit's dried pounded shell known as Laluq. They break it to get to its soft pit that they eat for nutrients. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire displaced community.   The entire forest is bare because they collect all the Luluq wild fruit from the trees.  They are displaced because of inter-communal fighting.
       
     

A lady and her community members crack wild Luluq fruit.

A small locality in Rumbek, formerly the capital of Lakes State, where a population of some 143, women ,men and children are barely living. They survive by cooking porridge from a wild fruit's dried pounded shell known as Laluq. They break it to get to its soft pit that they eat for nutrients. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire displaced community. 

The entire forest is bare because they collect all the Luluq wild fruit from the trees.

They are displaced because of inter-communal fighting.

 A small locality in Rumbek, formerly the capital of Lakes State, where a population of some 143, women ,men and children are barely living. They survive by cooking porridge from a wild fruit's dried pounded shell known as Laluq. They break it to get to its soft pit that they eat for nutrients. Then they rub it in ashes for preservation.  The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire displaced community.   The entire forest is bare because they collect all the Luluq wild fruit from the trees.  They are displaced because of inter-communal fighting.
       
     

A small locality in Rumbek, formerly the capital of Lakes State, where a population of some 143, women ,men and children are barely living. They survive by cooking porridge from a wild fruit's dried pounded shell known as Laluq. They break it to get to its soft pit that they eat for nutrients. Then they rub it in ashes for preservation.

The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire displaced community. 

The entire forest is bare because they collect all the Luluq wild fruit from the trees.

They are displaced because of inter-communal fighting.

 Mary Achok Mawut, an internally displaced lady (in yellow), in Apet, a small locality in Rumbek seperates leaves from a wild fruit branch known as Laluq for food. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire family. She has 6 children, and 4 are here in the bush with her, and two elder ones do not stay with her.
       
     

Mary Achok Mawut, an internally displaced lady (in yellow), in Apet, a small locality in Rumbek seperates leaves from a wild fruit branch known as Laluq for food. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire family. She has 6 children, and 4 are here in the bush with her, and two elder ones do not stay with her.

 A lot of wild fruit Laluq stored for consumption.  A small locality in Rumbek, formerly the capital of Lakes State, where a population of some 143, women ,men and children are barely living. They survive by cooking porridge from a wild fruit's dried pounded shell known as Laluq. They break it to get to its soft pit that they eat for nutrients. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire displaced community.   The entire forest is bare because they collect all the Luluq wild fruit from the tree.  They are displaced because of inter-communal fighting.
       
     

A lot of wild fruit Laluq stored for consumption.

A small locality in Rumbek, formerly the capital of Lakes State, where a population of some 143, women ,men and children are barely living. They survive by cooking porridge from a wild fruit's dried pounded shell known as Laluq. They break it to get to its soft pit that they eat for nutrients. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire displaced community. 

The entire forest is bare because they collect all the Luluq wild fruit from the tree.

They are displaced because of inter-communal fighting.

 A small locality in Rumbek, formerly the capital of Lakes State, where a population of some 143, women ,men and children are barely living. They survive by cooking porridge from a wild fruit's dried pounded shell known as Laluq. They break it to get to its soft pit that they eat for nutrients. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire displaced community.   The entire forest is bare because they collect all the Luluq wild fruit from the tree.  They are displaced because of inter-communal fighting.
       
     

A small locality in Rumbek, formerly the capital of Lakes State, where a population of some 143, women ,men and children are barely living. They survive by cooking porridge from a wild fruit's dried pounded shell known as Laluq. They break it to get to its soft pit that they eat for nutrients. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire displaced community. 

The entire forest is bare because they collect all the Luluq wild fruit from the tree.

They are displaced because of inter-communal fighting.

 Ajah Dhiak (right),and Nyitur Malual (left) are internally displaced ladies, in Apet, a small locality in Rumbek. Ajah cooks a porridge  from a wild fruit known as Laluq to get to its soft pit that they eat. Nyitur in red boils laluq seeds. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire family.  They eat laluq porridge everyday because they do not have any other source of food. Sometimes they go and collect tall grass and prepare it to be sold so they have a little money. They are internally displaced because of inter-communal fighting. People from other communities raid their cattle, livestock, and food. So they have to run.
       
     

Ajah Dhiak (right),and Nyitur Malual (left) are internally displaced ladies, in Apet, a small locality in Rumbek. Ajah cooks a porridge  from a wild fruit known as Laluq to get to its soft pit that they eat. Nyitur in red boils laluq seeds. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire family.  They eat laluq porridge everyday because they do not have any other source of food. Sometimes they go and collect tall grass and prepare it to be sold so they have a little money. They are internally displaced because of inter-communal fighting. People from other communities raid their cattle, livestock, and food. So they have to run.

 Adak Aterbang Akol (left),and Adut Ater (right) are internally displaced ladies in a small locality in Rumbek. Adak cooks porridge from a wild fruit's pounded shell known as Laluq so they can eat. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire family.
       
     

Adak Aterbang Akol (left),and Adut Ater (right) are internally displaced ladies in a small locality in Rumbek. Adak cooks porridge from a wild fruit's pounded shell known as Laluq so they can eat. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire family.

 A small child plays while his mother sleeps.  A small locality in Rumbek, formerly the capital of Lakes State, where a population of some 143, women ,men and children are barely living. They survive by cooking porridge from a wild fruit's dried pounded shell known as Laluq. They break it to get to its soft pit that they eat for nutrients. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire displaced community.   The entire forest is bare because they collect all the Luluq wild fruit from the trees.  They are displaced because of inter-communal fighting.
       
     

A small child plays while his mother sleeps.

A small locality in Rumbek, formerly the capital of Lakes State, where a population of some 143, women ,men and children are barely living. They survive by cooking porridge from a wild fruit's dried pounded shell known as Laluq. They break it to get to its soft pit that they eat for nutrients. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire displaced community. 

The entire forest is bare because they collect all the Luluq wild fruit from the trees.

They are displaced because of inter-communal fighting.

 Adak Aterbang Akol, an internally displaced lady in a small locality in Rumbek cooks porridge from a wild fruit's pounded shell known as Laluq so that they can eat. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire family.
       
     

Adak Aterbang Akol, an internally displaced lady in a small locality in Rumbek cooks porridge from a wild fruit's pounded shell known as Laluq so that they can eat. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire family.

 Monica Nyanut (left) and Ajah Dhiak (right), internally displaced ladies, in Apet, a small locality in Rumbek eat porridge  from a wild fruit known as Laluq. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire family. They eat laluq porridge everyday because they do not have any other source of food. They are internally displaced because of inter-communal fighting. People from other communities raid their cattle, livestock, and food. So they have to run.
       
     

Monica Nyanut (left) and Ajah Dhiak (right), internally displaced ladies, in Apet, a small locality in Rumbek eat porridge  from a wild fruit known as Laluq. The tree, its wild fruit, and its leaves are their main source of nutrients for the entire family. They eat laluq porridge everyday because they do not have any other source of food. They are internally displaced because of inter-communal fighting. People from other communities raid their cattle, livestock, and food. So they have to run.

 Drought has also led to hunger in most parts of South Sudan.  The conflict and inter-communal fighting are a major cause of displacement in South Sudan. This makes people leave their homes and all their belongings, including cattle, farming tools, and whatever little food stock they have.   
       
     

Drought has also led to hunger in most parts of South Sudan.

The conflict and inter-communal fighting are a major cause of displacement in South Sudan. This makes people leave their homes and all their belongings, including cattle, farming tools, and whatever little food stock they have.