Mothers making ends meet in Mali

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Ramata uses leaves to make medicines for her son’s health problems.

Hundreds of thousands of people were displaced in Mali following a military coup in March last year and the occupation of the northern part of the country by armed rebels. Malians became refugees in neighbouring countries creating a humanitarian crisis.

In this report prepared by UNHCR's Edith Champagne, she says Malians who fled Timbuktu, in particular the women and children, are suffering the brunt of the conflict and are trying to make ends meet in Mopti.

Duration: 2'13"

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