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Libya's refugee crisis

<p>Thousands of Bangladeshi evacuees carry their belongings as they walk away from the border area where they have been stranded for more than four days after crossing into Tunisia and fleeing the violence in Libya, at the border crossing of Ras Jdir, March 4, 2011. 

REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

Thousands of Bangladeshi evacuees carry their belongings as they walk away from the border area where they have been stranded for more than four days after crossing into Tunisia and fleeing the violence in Libya, at the border crossing of Ras Jdir,...more

Thousands of Bangladeshi evacuees carry their belongings as they walk away from the border area where they have been stranded for more than four days after crossing into Tunisia and fleeing the violence in Libya, at the border crossing of Ras Jdir, March 4, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>A refugee who fled the unrest in Libya shaves a friend's head at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 26, 2011.  REUTERS/Anis Mili </p>

A refugee who fled the unrest in Libya shaves a friend's head at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 26, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili

A refugee who fled the unrest in Libya shaves a friend's head at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 26, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili

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<p>A Tunisian woman carries her belongings as she crosses into Tunisia at the Ras Jdir border crossing after fleeing unrest in Libya February 23, 2011.  REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

A Tunisian woman carries her belongings as she crosses into Tunisia at the Ras Jdir border crossing after fleeing unrest in Libya February 23, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A Tunisian woman carries her belongings as she crosses into Tunisia at the Ras Jdir border crossing after fleeing unrest in Libya February 23, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>A Somalian refugee woman sits in a bus at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya March 14, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili </p>

A Somalian refugee woman sits in a bus at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya March 14, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili

A Somalian refugee woman sits in a bus at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya March 14, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili

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<p>Foreign evacuees, who fled the unrest in Libya, play soccer at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili </p>

Foreign evacuees, who fled the unrest in Libya, play soccer at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili

Foreign evacuees, who fled the unrest in Libya, play soccer at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 19, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili

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<p>A Chadian refugee waits in line for food distribution at the Libya-Egypt border after fleeing fighting in eastern Libya, March 16, REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly </p>

A Chadian refugee waits in line for food distribution at the Libya-Egypt border after fleeing fighting in eastern Libya, March 16, REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A Chadian refugee waits in line for food distribution at the Libya-Egypt border after fleeing fighting in eastern Libya, March 16, REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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<p>Blankets are seen strewn over the ground as foreign refugees who fled the unrest in Libya line up at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 25, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili </p>

Blankets are seen strewn over the ground as foreign refugees who fled the unrest in Libya line up at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 25, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili

Blankets are seen strewn over the ground as foreign refugees who fled the unrest in Libya line up at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 25, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili

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<p>Bangladeshi evacuees line up for food at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra </p>

Bangladeshi evacuees line up for food at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Bangladeshi evacuees line up for food at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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<p>Bangladeshi evacuees bathe at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra </p>

Bangladeshi evacuees bathe at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Bangladeshi evacuees bathe at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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<p>Bangladeshi migrant workers wait to receive their passports at a refugees camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir, after fleeing unrest in Libya, March 9, 2011. The workers will be evacuated by airlift at Djerba airport. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol </p>

Bangladeshi migrant workers wait to receive their passports at a refugees camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir, after fleeing unrest in Libya, March 9, 2011. The workers will be evacuated by airlift at Djerba airport....more

Bangladeshi migrant workers wait to receive their passports at a refugees camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir, after fleeing unrest in Libya, March 9, 2011. The workers will be evacuated by airlift at Djerba airport. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

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<p>Bangladeshi evacuees bathe at an UNHCR refugee camp near the border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing violence in Libya March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis</p>

Bangladeshi evacuees bathe at an UNHCR refugee camp near the border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing violence in Libya March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Bangladeshi evacuees bathe at an UNHCR refugee camp near the border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing violence in Libya March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>A Nigerian evacuee walks through a dust storm at a refugee camp made by UNHCR for civilians fleeing violence in Libya, near the border crossing of Ras Jdir, March 3, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

A Nigerian evacuee walks through a dust storm at a refugee camp made by UNHCR for civilians fleeing violence in Libya, near the border crossing of Ras Jdir, March 3, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A Nigerian evacuee walks through a dust storm at a refugee camp made by UNHCR for civilians fleeing violence in Libya, near the border crossing of Ras Jdir, March 3, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>Egyptian refugees throw a female relative into the air at a refugee camp, after crossing into Tunisia to flee the violence in Libya, near the border crossing of Ras Jdir February 26, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

Egyptian refugees throw a female relative into the air at a refugee camp, after crossing into Tunisia to flee the violence in Libya, near the border crossing of Ras Jdir February 26, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Egyptian refugees throw a female relative into the air at a refugee camp, after crossing into Tunisia to flee the violence in Libya, near the border crossing of Ras Jdir February 26, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>A Sudanese evacuee, originally from the Darfur region, breastfeed her baby after arriving to Malha from Libya, March 7, 2011. 


 REUTERS/Albert Gonzalez Farran/UNAMID</p>

A Sudanese evacuee, originally from the Darfur region, breastfeed her baby after arriving to Malha from Libya, March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Albert Gonzalez Farran/UNAMID

A Sudanese evacuee, originally from the Darfur region, breastfeed her baby after arriving to Malha from Libya, March 7, 2011. REUTERS/Albert Gonzalez Farran/UNAMID

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<p>Bangladeshi evacuees hold a banner asking for help to return home, after crossing into Tunisia to flee violence in Libya at the border crossing of Ras Jdir, March 3, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

Bangladeshi evacuees hold a banner asking for help to return home, after crossing into Tunisia to flee violence in Libya at the border crossing of Ras Jdir, March 3, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Bangladeshi evacuees hold a banner asking for help to return home, after crossing into Tunisia to flee violence in Libya at the border crossing of Ras Jdir, March 3, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>Foreign evacuees, who fled unrest in Libya, are seen at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili </p>

Foreign evacuees, who fled unrest in Libya, are seen at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili

Foreign evacuees, who fled unrest in Libya, are seen at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 20, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili

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<p>A Chadian refugee walks past suitcases belonging to the displaced at the Libya-Egypt border after fleeing fighting in eastern Libya, March 16, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly </p>

A Chadian refugee walks past suitcases belonging to the displaced at the Libya-Egypt border after fleeing fighting in eastern Libya, March 16, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A Chadian refugee walks past suitcases belonging to the displaced at the Libya-Egypt border after fleeing fighting in eastern Libya, March 16, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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<p>A Somalian refugee who fled the unrest in Libya holds a loaf of bread as he walks in a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 15, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili </p>

A Somalian refugee who fled the unrest in Libya holds a loaf of bread as he walks in a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 15, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili

A Somalian refugee who fled the unrest in Libya holds a loaf of bread as he walks in a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 15, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili

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<p>Egyptians sleep next to their belongings as they wait for transportation at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya February 28, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra </p>

Egyptians sleep next to their belongings as they wait for transportation at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya February 28, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Egyptians sleep next to their belongings as they wait for transportation at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya February 28, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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<p>Foreign evacuees, who fled the unrest in Libya, walk at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili </p>

Foreign evacuees, who fled the unrest in Libya, walk at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili

Foreign evacuees, who fled the unrest in Libya, walk at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 24, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili

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<p>Somalian refugees chant slogans during a protest at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya March 12, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra </p>

Somalian refugees chant slogans during a protest at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya March 12, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Somalian refugees chant slogans during a protest at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya March 12, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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<p>A Bangladeshi evacuee is wrapped in a blanket as he walks through an UNHCR refugee camp near the border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing violence in Libya, March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

A Bangladeshi evacuee is wrapped in a blanket as he walks through an UNHCR refugee camp near the border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing violence in Libya, March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A Bangladeshi evacuee is wrapped in a blanket as he walks through an UNHCR refugee camp near the border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing violence in Libya, March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>A Somali evacuee holds a mattress at a temporary shelter just across a border at the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya, March 6, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra </p>

A Somali evacuee holds a mattress at a temporary shelter just across a border at the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya, March 6, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A Somali evacuee holds a mattress at a temporary shelter just across a border at the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya, March 6, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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<p>Refugees from sub-Saharan Africa who fled fighting in eastern Libya, receive food being handed out at the Libya-Egypt border March 16, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly </p>

Refugees from sub-Saharan Africa who fled fighting in eastern Libya, receive food being handed out at the Libya-Egypt border March 16, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Refugees from sub-Saharan Africa who fled fighting in eastern Libya, receive food being handed out at the Libya-Egypt border March 16, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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<p>A Bangladeshi migrant worker shaves at a refugees camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir, after fleeing unrest in Libya March 5, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra </p>

A Bangladeshi migrant worker shaves at a refugees camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir, after fleeing unrest in Libya March 5, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A Bangladeshi migrant worker shaves at a refugees camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir, after fleeing unrest in Libya March 5, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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<p>Foreign evacuees walk during a sandstorm at the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir, after fleeing unrest in Libya, March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra </p>

Foreign evacuees walk during a sandstorm at the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir, after fleeing unrest in Libya, March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Foreign evacuees walk during a sandstorm at the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir, after fleeing unrest in Libya, March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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<p>Bangladeshi evacuees line up for food distribution at an UNHCR refugee camp after fleeing violence in Libya near the border crossing of Ras Jdir, March 6, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

Bangladeshi evacuees line up for food distribution at an UNHCR refugee camp after fleeing violence in Libya near the border crossing of Ras Jdir, March 6, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Bangladeshi evacuees line up for food distribution at an UNHCR refugee camp after fleeing violence in Libya near the border crossing of Ras Jdir, March 6, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>A Tunisian carrot seller waits for customers at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra</p>

A Tunisian carrot seller waits for customers at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A Tunisian carrot seller waits for customers at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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<p>Thousands of Bangladeshi evacuees carry their belongings as they walk away from the border area where they have been stranded for more than 4 days after crossing into Tunisia fleeing violence in Libya at the border crossing of Ras Jdir, March 4, 2011. 

REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

Thousands of Bangladeshi evacuees carry their belongings as they walk away from the border area where they have been stranded for more than 4 days after crossing into Tunisia fleeing violence in Libya at the border crossing of Ras Jdir, March 4,...more

Thousands of Bangladeshi evacuees carry their belongings as they walk away from the border area where they have been stranded for more than 4 days after crossing into Tunisia fleeing violence in Libya at the border crossing of Ras Jdir, March 4, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>A refugee who fled the unrest in Libya cook at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 26, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili </p>

A refugee who fled the unrest in Libya cook at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 26, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili

A refugee who fled the unrest in Libya cook at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 26, 2011. REUTERS/Anis Mili

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<p>Somali evacuees walk by their tents at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir, after fleeing unrest in Libya, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra</p>

Somali evacuees walk by their tents at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir, after fleeing unrest in Libya, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Somali evacuees walk by their tents at a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir, after fleeing unrest in Libya, March 10, 2011. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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<p>Evacuees walk on a road by an UNHCR refugee camp near the border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing violence in Libya March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

Evacuees walk on a road by an UNHCR refugee camp near the border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing violence in Libya March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Evacuees walk on a road by an UNHCR refugee camp near the border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing violence in Libya March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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