About 20K Displaced People Live In Poor Conditions Near CAR’s M’Poko Airport, As Violence Continues In Capital
Washington Post: Despite harsh conditions, life continues inside the Central African Republic’s camp for the displaced
“As you descend through a mysterious thick cloud of dust into Central African Republic’s capital Bangui’s M’Poko International Airport, displaced people living adjacent to the airport wave to arriving passengers. … At its peak, M’poko held up to 70,000 people during the height of the crisis and holds around 20,000 today. … Despite the harsh conditions, life has continued within this camp of makeshift tents and structures, surrounded by dilapidated planes and unused hangars…” (Hahn, 2/27).
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