Victims of hunger in Teso are still starving a week after the president's visit to the area to drum up relief aid.
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni last week visited the worst affected sub-counties of Malera and Kolir and promised that government would feed the victims.
But to date relief has not yet trickled in for the more than 20,000 hunger victims in Bukedea district.
In Kolir sub-county where 12,000 people are at the brink of starvation only four hundred bags of posho and 120 bags of beans were delivered to the victims.
Mark Imalingat of Kobale village says the distributors gave them one tin of Nomi of posho and another half of beans. A tin of nomi is estimated to be an equivalent of two kilograms.
Imalingat says his family of ten people used the posho to make porridge which they took in only a day.
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Imalingat says his family now depends on cutting trees which they sell as fuel to raise money for buying food.
Mika Akwi a mother of three and resident of Kotyokot village says she now survives by offering casual labor. She says she usually digs a half acre at the cost of 1000 shillings which she uses for purchasing cassava flour.
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Grace Alupo, a resident of Kobale village who is a mother of 12 children wondered how government can send for them only a tin of nomi of posho which is not enough for a single meal.
The victims are also complaining that local council officials are selective while distributing food while others are allegedly selling the relief.
John Okwatum claims that one gets the food if you have a relative who is a councilor at Malera sub-county.
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But the sub-county authorities have however denied any wrong doing.
Nelson Mafabi, the Chairman of Disaster Management Committee of Malera Sub-county says the sub-county has accounted for all the 520 bags of relief that was delivered at the sub-county.
He however admits that some local council officials were arrested for selling relief food.