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26 May 2015

Rwanda, 2015: (Foreground) Birnise Iradukunda, 4, who is from Burundi, drinks porridge with supplemental nutrients to treat her malnutrition, in Mahama refugee camp, in Rwanda’s Eastern Province. Civil unrest has erupted in Burundi amid the approach of a tense presidential election, to be held in June. Over 112,400 Burundian refugees have fled to neighbouring countries, including Rwanda, where more than 26,700 of the refugees are staying, as of 18 May.

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