Humanitarian partners step up action to help communities rebuild lives in Leer
“The most striking image that we have seen on the ground is the image of desolation, you see abandoned villages, abandoned houses, the markets that are not functioning anymore; to me this was the most striking image, " says Alyona Synenco, ICRC communication delegate in South Sudan of the sitiuation in Leer county in South Sudan.
Alyona spoke to Miraya Breakfast show on Tuesday, stressing that the situation is dire, very difficult, and the needs are numerous.
The International Committee of the Red Cross is one of the agencies that is on the ground in Leer, trying to provide vital emergency assistance to the people who need it. In this interview, Alyona Synenco, begins by describing the urgent needs for the communities in Leer, and how the ICRC is responding to the needs.