IRAQ URGENT ACTION: CPT to move into IDP Camp, asks constituents to contact governments, media | Christian Peacemaker Teams
11 June 2009
IRAQ URGENT ACTION: CPT to move into IDP Camp, asks constituents to contact governments, media
The people of the Zharawa Internally Displaced People's (IDP) tent camp fear for their lives as temperatures begin to exceed 38 degrees Celsius/100 degrees Fahrenheit. The camp has no shade trees or structures and no electricity for refrigeration of food. One hundred thirty-seven families share forty-five tents. Many of the people are elderly and children, who are most susceptible to disease.
Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) will move into the IDPs tent camp on 14 June 2009. They will join voices with camp members to ask the local, national and international communities to help relocate the IDPs to a more livable and humane environment.
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