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15 may 2010 - Makpandu, Western Equatoria, South Sudan - Congolese refugees at the Makpandu refugee camp in Southern Sudan. On December 24, 2008 the LRA conducted simultaneous attacks on villages across the Doruma region in northeastern Congo, targeting Christmas celebrations. At least 850 people died in these "Christmas massacres." By mid-January 2009, 8,000 Congolese refugees have fled into Southern Sudan. Over 2,700 of these Congolese refugees are currently sheltering in Makpandu, a camp established by the U.N. to move them safely away from the border and the LRA's occasional incursions into Sudan. Photo credit: Benedicte Desrus / Sipa Press