Seven years after the start of the civil war that devastated Central African Republic and one year after the signing of the Khartoum peace agreements, the country is seeking to rebuild itself. This fragile process includes the return of some 600,000 Central African refugees, almost 270,000 of whom are in neighbouring Cameroon. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees is coordinating a major repatriation operation for 25,000 of them this year. Our team made the trip home with a group of these Centre.
South Sudanese refugee, Bidal Abraham uses his time in Uganda to promote a movement to conserve the environment. At 32-years-old he has already been forced to flee his home in South Sudan three times. Each time he made it safely to neighbouring Uganda but noticed a problem: there were always fewer trees.