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Refugees at Tense Uganda Camp Share Plight with UN Official

At the Nyumanzi Transit Center in northern Uganda, refugees greet U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi with song and dance. Grandi, is on a tour of Uganda's overcrowded refugee centers. Since violence began last July, nearly 90,000 South Sudanese have crossed into Uganda seeking shelter. Originally intended as a quick way point before settlement, Nyumanzi currently houses thousands of refugees in makeshift tents. One family, coming from Pageri, says life has been...

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