Recycling to Survive in Sudan

Workers at an airstrip in Rumbek, in South Sudan, hack apart the fuselage of an old transport plane. i

Workers at an airstrip in Rumbek, in South Sudan, hack apart the fuselage of an old transport plane with axes. Later the aluminum will be recycled into cooking pots. Jason Beaubien, NPR hide caption

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Workers at an airstrip in Rumbek, in South Sudan, hack apart the fuselage of an old transport plane.

Workers at an airstrip in Rumbek, in South Sudan, hack apart the fuselage of an old transport plane with axes. Later the aluminum will be recycled into cooking pots.

Jason Beaubien, NPR

In Southern Sudan, international aid is being put to full use, and so are the shipping materials. The Sudanese are converting the packaging from international food aid and other supplies into necessities such as ropes, furniture, and kitchen utensils.

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