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The journey of a Sudanese refugee

2012-10-30

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Sudanese Refugee

 “I left my home because of the war and the fighting. While we were living there we had goats, sheep, cattle. We were farmers. We left everything behind when we ran away. There was infantry, artillery, shooting in the village and a lot of bombardments from planes.”


They decided to make their way to a refugee camp in South Sudan, but the journey proved to be too challenging. Not only physically, but also emotionally.


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“My husband started to feel bad. He felt so stressed having lost everything. He was thinking about it. He was feeling bad about not being able to take care of the children. He died under one tree on the way.”

Despite the tragedy, she says here at the camp, at least she has food to feed her children. Since back at home, they only had plant leaves to survive.

Her story, though tragic, is not uncommon. According to the United Nations, over 100 Sudanese arrive here to this region every day. For now, until things get better, about 200,000 refugees call this home
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