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Workers transported to their work site in the early morning. Even in this drawn out war, although infrequent, there still lies opportunity for work. The war in Northern Uganda began in 1986 between the LordÕs Resistance Army (LRA) and the Ugandan PeopleÕs Defense Forces (UPDF). The LRA has reigned terror and carnage on Northern Uganda and Southern Sudan ever since. The rebels commonly abduct children to fuel their personnel needs and quickly turn them into soldiers, porters and sexual slaves. The ongoing war has significantly damaged the region and has left an ongoing burden on the local population. Kampala Road West, Lira, Lira District, Uganda, Africa. December 2005 © Stephen Blake Farrington
Workers transported to their work site in the early morning. Even in this drawn out war, although infrequent, there still lies opportunity for work. The war in Northern Uganda began in 1986 between the LordÕs Resistance Army (LRA) and the Ugandan PeopleÕs Defense Forces (UPDF). The LRA has reigned terror and carnage on Northern Uganda and Southern Sudan ever since. The rebels commonly abduct children to fuel their personnel needs and quickly turn them into soldiers, porters and...
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