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Life is a Grind for Burundi Refugees at Mahama Camp


Burundi’s political woes have unleashed a refugee deluge: More than 144,000 people have fled to neighboring countries in the three months since President Pierre Nkurunziza’s announcement that he would stand for a third term sent opposition protesters into the streets and the country lurching toward chaos and collapse. For the 30,000-plus refugees at the Mahama camp, life is a daily grind.

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