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Kakuma Refugee Camp

Kakuma Refugee Camp

A blind Christian woman after a church ceremony at the Kakuma refugee camp in a forgotten corner of rural Kenya. The number of new refugees at the camp grows steadily as hundreds of mostly women and children fleeing the civil war in neighbouring Sudan arrive daily Photo by: Joachim Ladefoged / VII Nearly 70,000 refugees live in the cramped camp, with only a handful of officials to help them. Unlike many other camps, Kakuma is home to such luxuries as a hospital, sports field, communal buildings, and a school for children. Nevertheless, the camp is still under serious pressure. The number of new refugees grows steadily as hundreds of mostly women and children fleeing the civil war in neighbouring Sudan arrive daily. Many of them are wounded. With the imminent threat of food shortages, tensions between the different nationalities and tribes are reaching a boiling
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August 1, 2000
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