Africa

Refugee Camps Spread Life-Threatening Diseasesi
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Vidushi Sinha
September 18, 2012 7:52 PM
Hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing violence in the Middle East and Africa are living in sub-standard conditions. This according to United Nations relief agencies, who report that serious food and water problems are turning many of these camps into breeding grounds for a range of life-threatening diseases. VOA’s Vidushi Sinha has more.

Refugee Camps Spread Life-Threatening Diseases

Vidushi Sinha

Published September 18, 2012

Hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing violence in the Middle East and Africa are living in sub-standard conditions. This according to United Nations relief agencies, who report that serious food and water problems are turning many of these camps into breeding grounds for a range of life-threatening diseases. VOA’s Vidushi Sinha has more.


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