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What is a refugee camp?
Many refugees live in an area referred to as
a refugee "camp" that is located in or
near their homeland. The camps are
often overcrowded and have limited
food, water, and other resources.
Some camps have schools, but
supplies can be scarce and there are
few teachers for hundreds of children.
The camps are usually run by governments, the United Nations, international organizations such as the Red Cross, or non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that focus on issues related to health, sanitation, education, and safety.
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