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23 marzo 2018

Voices from South Sudan and Uganda: Life in Refugee Camps

MAGIS Dicono di noi Voices from South Sudan and Uganda: Life in Refugee Camps

The war that has been ravaging South Sudan since 2013 has forced 3.5 million people to flee their homes: 1.7 million escaped to other countries (Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda) and 1.9 million sought refuge in other parts of the country. Figures from UNHCR (the United Nations High Commission for Refugees) are terrible. And even more so when you think that behind those numbers are personal tales of violence, exhaustion, uprooting, family strife and, above all, poverty. Poverty that, as the war continues, risks self-perpetuation, creating still more poverty.

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