Refugee Camp

Displaced people raise their ha...TOPSHOTS Displaced people raise their hands as they wait for food distribution, near Mpoko Bangui's airport where 100.000 people have found shelter on January 8, 2014. Strife-torn Central African Republic is heading for a humanitarian disaster, a Unicef official warned on January 9, calling for urgent action to prevent deadly diseases from spreading in overcrowded refugee camps.   AFP PHOTO / ERIC FEFERBERGERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images

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Displaced people raise their hands as they wait for food distribution, near Mpoko Bangui’s airport where 100.000 people have found shelter. Strife-torn Central African Republic is heading for a humanitarian disaster, a Unicef official warned on January 9, calling for urgent action to prevent deadly diseases from spreading in overcrowded refugee camps. Read more

People gather in the Christian ...TOPSHOTS People gather in the Christian refugee camp in Bossangoa, Central African Republic, on December 18, 2013.   The Christian camp is on one side, the Muslim camp on another, separated by a red dirt road littered with abandoned homes, a no man's land swirling with bitterness, rumours and accusations .AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOURFRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images

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People gather in the Christian refugee camp in Bossangoa, Central African Republic. Christians and Muslims used to live to together in relative harmony in Bossangoa, but now religious tensions are high and the two sides live in camps separated by a red dirt road littered with abandoned homes. Read more

An elderly Kachin refugee woman maiking a broom at the Janmai Baptist camp, Myitkyina, Kachin State. Thousands of local people left their homes and took shelter in refugee camps to escape the ongoing battles between the Myanmar government's troops and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA).

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An elderly Kachin refugee woman making a broom at the Janmai Baptist camp, Myitkyina, Kachin State. Thousands of local people left their homes and took shelter in refugee camps to escape the ongoing battles between the Myanmar government’s troops and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA).

Undated Save the Children handout photo of children attending classes at Save the Children's Early Childhood Care and Development pre-school and Child Friendly Space, Centre at a refugee camp, in Ethiopia. Chronically malnourished children struggle to read and write simple sentences regardless of their level of schooling, according to research by Save the Children. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday May 28, 2013. A report by the charity, Food for Thought, shows that eight year olds who are stunted by malnutrition are 19% more likely to make a mistake reading simple sentence like, "The sun is hot". Stunted children are 12.5% more likely to make a mistake writing a simple sentenc

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Children attend classes at Save the Children’s Early Childhood Care and Development pre-school at a refugee camp in Ethiopia. Chronically malnourished children struggle to read and write simple sentences, whatever their level of schooling, according to research by the charity. The report Food for Thought shows that eight-year-olds who are stunted by malnutrition are 19% more likely to make a mistake reading simple sentences.

A Syrian refugee boy stands in front a big Syrian opposition flag at Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria, April 25, 2013.

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A Syrian refugee boy stands in front of a large Syrian opposition flag at Al Zaatari refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria on Thursday. Read more