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Khadijatou: How 36 Years Living In A Camp, Fighting Hunger, Impacts Society And Family Structures

During a monitoring visit to Smara Refugee Camp the team met Khadijatou, one of the refugees who has been living in the camp for 36 years. She describes how her life was and how it has improved, thanks to humanitarian assistance.


Since 1986, WFP has been providing assistance to refugees from the Western Sahara living in Algeria, ensuring that their basic food and nutritional needs are met. They are located in five camps near the town of Tindouf, some 2,000 km southwest of Algiers.


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