Thursday, September 22, 2005

Central Park Refugee Camp

From the New York Academy of Sciences:
More than 33 million people around the world have been uprooted by wars and forced into refugee camps that provide shamefully little in the way of nutrition, sanitation or shelter. A three-day interactive Doctors Without Borders exhibit lets New Yorkers in on the misery at a simulated refugee camp in Central Park, complete with temporary housing, a heath care clinic and a food distribution center. Visitors will be able to taste emergency food used to combat malnutrition, learn how basic sanitation is essential to survival, and hear refugees' stories.
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