Northern Uganda: The Biggest Forgotten Humanitarian Crisis (Huffington Post)

In 2006, I had the opportunity to go to war-torn northern Uganda with International Medical Corps, joining a field team working with malnourished children and their mothers in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camps. Before I left, I did a tremendous amount of research. I felt prepared. But nothing could have prepared me for what I saw when I arrived in the camps. They were overcrowded, unsanitary and dangerous, with little access to clean water, food, or electricity. I am sure many of the people I met and worked with that summer are no longer living. Read Full Story Here at

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