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A boy in Rumading, a village in South Sudan's Lol State where more than 5,000 people, displaced by drought and conflict, remain in limbo. They set out for Sudan, seeking better conditions, but were not allowed to cross the border. So they remain camped out under trees, eating wild leaves as the rainy season approaches.<br />
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In early April, Norwegian Church Aid, a member of the ACT Alliance, began drilling a well in the informal settlement and distributed sorghum, beans and cooking oil to the most vulnerable families. It is carrying out the emergency assistance in coordination with government officials and the local Catholic parish.