Camp for Darfur Refugees in Eastern Chad, Part 2

Freelance journalist David Axe traveled to eastern Chad in late June and early July 2008, where he visited one of the 12 refugee camps… read more

Freelance journalist David Axe traveled to eastern Chad in late June and early July 2008, where he visited one of the 12 refugee camps there. The conflict in Sudan’s Darfur region began in 2003 and has left 300,000 people dead, according to United Nations estimates. Some 250,000 refugees from the fighting have made their way across Sudan’s western border into the neighboring country of Chad. He spoke to aid workers and refugees at Iridimi Refugee Camp about the day-to-day operations and long-term sustainability of the facility. Mr. Axe talked about the political situation in Darfur and conditions at the camps. Topics included projects such as digging wells, introducing solar cookers, and reforestation.

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Camp for Darfur Refugees in Eastern Chad, Part 2

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Location:
Chad
First Aired:
Aug 17, 2008
Last Aired:
Aug 21, 2008

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  • Aug 17, 2008 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Aug 21, 2008 | 2:08am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Aug 21, 2008 | 5:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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