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Posted by George.Rupp on February 9th, 2009
More than 244,000 Somali refugees have fled the ongoing violence and sought shelter in Dadaab in eastern Kenya, where the IRC launched health programs last month. I was therefore very interested in visiting the area during my trip to Kenya. more »
Posted by joanne.offer on January 14th, 2009
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. And in this case it’s entirely true. In the bottle on the left, is water taken straight from Lake Cariari near Bahai in eastern Chad. On the right, is water taken from the lake that’s been filtered, treated and chlorinated by the IRC’s water treatment plant in nearby Oure Cassoni camp for Darfuri refugees. Which one would you rather drink? more »