This is what it's like to deliver aid in South Sudan

Emergency teams are stretched in one of the world's most expensive countries to deliver aid. The humanitarian community is bracing for resources — both human and financial — to be further strained in coming months due to a particularly challenging mix of geographical, logistical and bureaucratic factors.

About the author

  • Sam Mednick

    Sam Mednick is a Devex Contributing Reporter based in Burkina Faso. Over the past 15 years she has reported on conflict, post-conflict, and development stories from the Middle East, Africa, Asia, South America, and Europe. She recently spent almost three years reporting on the conflict in South Sudan as the Associated Press correspondent. Her work has also appeared in The New Humanitarian, VICE, The Guardian, Foreign Policy, and Al Jazeera, among others.