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Methodist In The Media

17 Apr

Impact of Africa Refugee Crisis Felt in Omaha

Dr. Joseph Dumba, who works for Methodist Health System, and has routinely taken other medical providers on mission trips to South Sudan was a bright shining star in the darkest of times for these people.

It turns out, peace is fleeting. The fighting is back. This time, it’s a horrific, graphic show of violence against innocent people, running for their lives. It’s a war along tribal lines.

Think about the population of the city of Omaha. Now double that. Now, think about all those people fleeing to a refugee camp in another country.

It's a major, major problem,” said Dumba, who recenlty visited.The suffering I saw in the refugee camps is beyond what I've ever seen before, and I've seen a lot, believe me."

KETV reporter Julie Cornell recenlty sat down with Dr. Dumba: Africa refugee crisis felt in Omaha