August 13th, 2012
04:07 PM ET

25,000 people flee Darfur refugee camp

In Sudan, where all 25,000 people living in a refugee camp in Darfur have fled after fighting broke out between militia groups and government forces.
David Mckenzie is in Nairobi and we asked him what this means for the region.25,000 people flee Darfur refugee camp amid fighting, U.N. says

All 25,000 people living in a refugee camp in Sudan's Darfur region have fled amid fighting between armed militia groups and Sudanese government forces, U.N. officials said Friday.

Many of the refugees have sought shelter in nearby Kutum town or the Zariba area, the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) said, but lack water, food and sanitation.

The U.N. humanitarian agency OCHA said reports indicated that the entire population of the Kassab camp had "fled because of the fighting."


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