Canon Photo Essay
Tom Stoddart, IPG/Matrix


selected from the story "Sudan Famine"

The long-running civil war between government forces and Sudan's Peoples Liberation Army has caused untold suffering and hardship to innocent civilians. In 1998, Sudan's famine killed hundreds of people. This photo essay reflects the conditions around the emergency feeding center during one week in August.


A boy with a feeding bowl walks to the emergency center at Ajiep.













A boy stares at the camera at the feeding center.










A well-dressed Sudanese man steals maise from a crippled hungry boy outside the feeding center.