1.8 million displaced people waiting to return home in Darfur

Returned families arrive to their original village and greet their relatives

People displaced by conflict in the Sudanese region of Darfur are beginning to return home, but their numbers are limited, according to the UN.

There are around 1.8 million so-called internally displaced people or IDPs in Darfur.

Ibrahim Gambari the head of UNAMID, the joint African Union/ UN peacekeeping mission in Darfur, has been in New York to brief the Security Council on the situation in Darfur.

Ahead of the briefing, Ari Gaitanis asked Mr Gambari about security and the return of IDPs.

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