Colombian refugees and internally displaced people are the frequently forgotten victims of a 50-year-long conflict between paramilitaries, guerillas, and the Colombian military and security forces.
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JRS constructed schools in 14 different communities, with one school rising in each community. Each school consists of six to 10 classrooms, on the size of the community.
Refugees told JRS the militants force rural Somalis to make a harsh choice: give up a son to join the fighters, or pay the militants off with camels or cash.
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