Disability in Conflict Zones

A child in a refugee camp near Bangui in 2013. Photograph: Sia Kambou/AFP/Getty Images

By Holly Young

When the shooting began, he told his wife to take their children and run. It was 12/5/2013, and the war in Central African Republic had arrived on his doorstep. “I couldn’t go fast with my canes and I didn’t want them to wait for me,” says Simplice. “All our friends and relatives had already fled in fear.”Read More Button

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