Workers carry pipe as they drill a well on April 7, 2017, in Rumading, a village in South Sudan's Lol State where more than 5,000 people, displaced by drought and conflict, remain in limbo. In early 2017, they set out walking for Sudan, seeking better conditions, but were stopped from crossing the border. They have remained camped out under the trees at Rumading, eating wild leaves as the rainy season approaches.
In early April, St. George's Catholic Church in nearby Aweil started drilling wells for the displaced families, with support from Norwegian Church Aid. They also distributed sorghum, beans and cooking oil to the most vulnerable families.