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Northern Uganda's displaced people are left to fend for themselves

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Thousands of people displaced during Uganda's guerrilla war face a fight for survival after being ordered to leave camps

"How can you say 'This mango is ripe' when the other side is raw? The government is deceiving the world about the real situation here; people are still trapped in the camps," says Milton Obote.

Obote, 49, and his wife, Mary, both have disabilities. They are among 300 people living in Holy Rosary, a settlement in Gulu, northern Uganda. Between 1986 and 2006, the area became home to thousands fleeing fighting between the rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), and Ugandan troops.

Read the full post by Alice Klein in the Guardian's Poverty Matters Blog.