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Underreported: South African Refugee Camp Closure

Thursday, March 05, 2009

Musina, South Africa is just across the border from Zimbabwe and home to a refugee camp there. Earlier this week, the South African government decided to close the camp which provides medical care, housing and food to its thousands of residents. We'll talk to Rachel Cohen, head of mission in South Africa for Doctors without Borders about the South African government’s decision to close the camp.

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Rachel Cohen
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Comments [1]

e.b. stern from new york city

i would have appreciated if leonard had made the time to ask:
1) why should we care?
2) what can we do to help?
3) will tourism help? can we safely visit?
thank you.

Mar. 12 2009 08:49 PM

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