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Why Don't You Take Us Back Home? The Plight of the Internally Displaced in Sudan

“Why don’t you take us back home?”

These are the first words whispered by Thiang Adak, a gaunt and exhausted widow and mother of eight as she reaches an IOM information centre in El Salaam, a windswept and dusty camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) which sprawls for miles across the grey Nile River from Khartoum.