Malians fleeing the conflict at home have been arriving at this United Nations refugee camp across the border in Niger since May last year. Hundreds of thousands have fled their homes, this camp looks after some 7,000. Life here is not easy and it certainly isn't comfortable, but it is safe. The French-backed Malian army has now recaptured the main cities occupied by Islamist rebels, and the UN says it is getting ready to help the refugees return home.
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