Ramata Modou, 58, holds a meal of ground red maize, white rice and crushed mango leaves. This will be the only food she and her six children will eat today. It was gathered by begging from house to house in a village near the IDP camp where they live and where Ramata is the appointed leader.
During an attack on her village, on the border with Nigeria, Ramata Modou's husband suffered a heart attack and her 17 year old daughter and grandchild were taken. Following the attack...more »