David Otim suffers from malaria and tuberculosis (TB). He became ill after he was abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). He later managed to escape and fled to Agweng camp with his family and a bicycle. The bike is the only thing he has left from his old life. He used to be a farmer. Now he depends on the goodwill of his neighbours in the camp for internally displaced people (IDPs) because he is not yet eligible for distributed food handouts. .For 18 years the LRA rebels have terrorised the Northern provinces of Uganda abducting 20,000 children and forcing 1.6 million people to flee their homes. According to Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) the mortality rate among children in some areas is five times the rate internationally agreed to constitute an 'emergency out of control'. The UN's under-secretary general for humanitarian affairs has called Northern Uganda the "largest neglected humanitarian emergency in the world".