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Thousands of displaced stranded in Tunisia

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Thousands of displaced stranded in Tunisia


Hundreds of people have managed to escape the fighting in Libya, only to find themselves stranded, in limbo, over the border in Tunisia.

They are mainly migrant workers from Egypt and Bangladesh, all desperate to get home.

Some are trying to maintain a semblance of everyday life, praying and setting up makeshift dwellings.

But there are now so many that aid workers are warning of a humanitarian disaster.

Thousands of displaced people are stuck at Ras Jedir, waiting for their governments to get them home.

Food is arriving, but the overwhelmed Tunisian authorities are struggling to provide proper sanitation.

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