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Photo Share: A Mogadishu clinic reopens after two decades
December 12, 2011 by The IRC
Women and children wait to be seen at medical facility run by the International Rescue Committee in Mogadishu, the battered capital city of war-ravaged Somalia.
Seven temporary tents have been erected on the grounds of a bombed-out medical clinic where doctors and nurses will provide desperately needed health services while the clinic itself is being rebuilt.
“We couldn’t wait for the rebuilding to be completed,” said Prafulla Mishra, the IRC’s country director for Somalia. “The needs are too great.”
The clinic had been closed since 1990 because of the war. You can read the full story here.
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