Friday, April 9

Sudanese Town: 'The Hungriest Place on Earth' -- Akobo, Suddan

U.N. mission in Sudan is warning of a food crisis in the south, with failed rains and tribal clashes laying the foundation for a humanitarian crisis. Skeletal children and elderly people who are too weak to walk tell of impending tragedy.

Akobo is a town in south-eastern Sudan. Located in Jonglei state, with a population of approximately 3000. Akobo County has clinic which built in 1911 and hospital which was built in 1976-1983. Akobo has one intermediate high and three primary schools.

Akobo was the site of a massacre of 185 women and children in August 2009.
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