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Aug 8, 2004, United Nations - Let us pay attention

Jan Egeland, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitaria Affairs & Emrgency Relief Coordinator says that the crisis in northern Uganda is "perhaps the most under-reported story in the world today." * For nearly two decades, northern Uganda has been plagued by a civil conflict between a rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), and the Ugandan government. The conflict has displaced over 1.5 million Ugandans. Eighty per cent of the populations of the districts of Gulu, Kitgum and Pader live in camps.


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