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Kenema facing grave humanitarian crisis

CRS also said the situation of displaced people in Kenema “is probably the most under-reported humanitarian crisis” in the country. Over 50,000 IDPs were currently in the town and in nearby Blama. “While international agencies flock to Freetown to join in the emergency response there, security and transport constraints have restricted movement to Kenema,” it pointed out. Given the vast number of unmet humanitarian needs in the area, CRS was looking to redeploy some Bo office staff.

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