Extreme drought, violent conflict, and scarcity have created a food crisis that is making it nearly impossible for people in East Africa to get the food they need to survive. More than 20 million people in this region are in need of urgent food assistance.
Thousands of people have fled from heavy fighting and food shortages in South Sudan to seek safety in neighboring countries. John Yual Nguth, the Nazarene mission coordinator for South Sudan and Western Ethiopia, ministers in refugee camps in East Africa. This is his story: