Members of Colombia’s Indigenous Population Forced to Flee

Columbian Displacement Map via Reuters

Columbian Displacement Map via Reuters

Conflict forced indigenous communities of the Purricha river basin to flee their homes. The Embera people have been crossing the jungle for days, and finally received emergency aid from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in the settlement of Bocas de Pegado.

(Phone interview with ICRC workers on location will hopefully take place in the next few days)

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