Ethiopians fleeing fighting return to famine-era Sudan camps

Two decades since Burhan Yussef left the Um Raquba camp where he had sought refuge from devastating famine in his homeland of Ethiopia, the 77-year-old is returning.Yussef this week arrived in eastern Sudan, after fleeing Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region for a second time to save his life, joining long columns of thousands of others to escape intense fighting, air-strikes, rocket attacks and artillery barrages.”Returning is not a good feeling,” Yussef said.He trekked out of Ethiopia in plastic sandals and leaning on a stick for support, crossing the river that marks the frontier by squeezing …

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