World Lens — Week in Review: Aug. 21

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Humanitarian Disaster Facing Sudanese Refugees

International aid organization Doctors Without Borders warned that conditions are quickly deteriorating in the crowded Batil refugee camp as people are dying in large numbers.

"What we are seeing here in this camp in nothing short of a humanitarian catastrophe," MSF's medical coordinator Helen Patterson said.

(Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

 

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