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At Bangui International Airport in Central Africa Republic, nearly 100,000 people are living in a makeshift camp after fleeing the unspeakable violence that has seized this nation. They are hungry and living chock-a-block in hangars and under the wings of old airplanes. They believe the presence of French troops nearby will keep them safe. No one appears to be in charge. On Wednesday, for the first time in four weeks, it was secure enough for the United Nations refugee agency, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), to pass out food. At times the desperation spilled out of control, with people yelling and shoving for a place in line.
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