Darfurians refugees in Eastern Chad
Chad / Darfurian refugees from Sudan / Djabal camp (17 766 refugees, 4681 families), 4 kilometers west from Goz Beida UNHCR sub-office located 217 km south from Abeche, located 900 kilometer east from N'Djamena the chadian capital. The camp, created on 4/6/2004, is located 80 km from the sudanese border.Along a road leading to the distant fields of the refugees, a young girl throws rubbish in a garbage dump that has been digged. All day long, refugees bring their waste in bucket or wheelbarrow and get rid of them in the hole. When evening comes, a refugee trained by an ngo, set fire to it and stay nearby to avoid any accident or propagation of fire.There are 65 garbage disposal areas in Djabal camp.
/ UNHCR / F. Noy / December 2011