Maria Feck

War on Hunger The Massive Logistical Challenge of Feeding the Starving

Risky air drops and truck deliveries across some of the most dangerous roads in the world: To tackle what is currently Africa's worst hunger crisis, the U.N. World Food Program is using all means at its disposal. Every month, the agency moves more than 25,000 tons of food in its war on hunger.
The journey of photographer Maria Feck and reporter Christoph Titz through Uganda ended at the Entebbe airport in the belly of an Ilyushin Il-76. On the tarmac, they were able to meet the Russian crew of the transport plane, a group they found quite impressive. They were particularly taken with Sergey the packer, a cultivated ex-student of literature, and with a bald-headed airplane engineer who maintained an almost romantic relationship with his 92-ton aircraft

The journey of photographer Maria Feck and reporter Christoph Titz through Uganda ended at the Entebbe airport in the belly of an Ilyushin Il-76. On the tarmac, they were able to meet the Russian crew of the transport plane, a group they found quite impressive. They were particularly taken with Sergey the packer, a cultivated ex-student of literature, and with a bald-headed airplane engineer who maintained an almost romantic relationship with his 92-ton aircraft

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