World Concern’s Joshua Bundi says the help couldn’t have come at a better time. South Sudan is on the brink of famine thanks to the fallout of several compounded crises. “The last three years have been very difficult,” Bundi says.
“We’ve had the worst flooding in [modern] history; the closest they came was in [the] 60’s. The rain stopped in November, but still we have places we cannot access because it’s flooded.”
The problems don’t end there. “[There is] the issue of insecurity; people are destabilized,” Bundi says, describing South Sudan’s 1.6 million people displaced by ongoing conflict and strife.
“Of course, that got compounded by the issues [of] COVID.”
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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Katey Hearth
CALL TO ACTION
- Pray for strength and encouragement as believers continue meeting critical needs.
- Pray South Sudanese will come to know Christ through this outreach.
- Ask the Lord to bring good out of this extremely difficult season.