Sudanese Refugees in Limbo in Camps

Refugees fleeing the conflict in Darfur at a camp in Chad near the the Sudanese border

Refugees fleeing the conflict in Darfur at a camp in Chad near the the Sudanese border. Corbis hide caption

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Refugees fleeing the conflict in Darfur at a camp in Chad.

Refugees fleeing the conflict in Darfur at a camp in Chad. Corbis hide caption

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As many as 50,000 people may have died from hunger and disease resulting from fighting in western Sudan. Refugees in camps along the Sudan-Chad border face severe water and food shortages but say they're too afraid to return to their villages. Hear NPR's Jason Beaubien.

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