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Fire destroys 20 houses in Sudan refugee camp, no casualties

March 4 - 2013 DJABAL CAMP

Twenty homes were destroyed along with large sums of money and 150 sacks of grain at the Sudanese refugee camp of Djabal in eastern Chad due to a huge fire that broke out over the weekend. No casualties have been reported.

Omda Dawoud Abdul Rasul speaking to Radio Dabanga affirmed the incident, which occurred between Saturday and Sunday, left 120 people without shelter, food or medicine.

He asked humanitarian organizations to provide the camp a firefighting truck.

Radio Dabanga file photo

See also: Fire destroys 25 homes in east Chad camp (18 February 2013)

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