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2013-10-23

AFRICA/CENTRAL AFRICA - Famine and diseases afflicting the Sudanese refugees

Bambari (Agenzia Fides) - For two months, the Sudanese refugees residing in the camp of Bambari, in the Central African Republic, have no access to food. The spokesperson of the field reported to Radio Dabanga that refugees are in extremely precarious conditions and added that in the last two weeks due to an illness, which still remains mysterious, three women and a child were killed. The symptoms are headaches, chest pains, and vomiting of blood, the causes have not yet been identified. An appeal to humanitarian agencies has been launched for a timely supply of food and drugs. (AP) (Agenzia Fides 23/10/2013)

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