The Nasaji Bagrami camp for internally displaced Afghans sits on the outskirts of Kabul, a vast expanse of crumbling mud structures with tarps and tent sheets for roofs. These structures look like ruins from hundreds of years ago, but they’re actually only about five years old.

About 360 families live here in absolutely primitive conditions: litter is strewn about, children wander around barefoot in the cold, barely clothed, yet still smiling and playing with each other.

For Afghans In Camps, A Harsh Life With No End In Sight

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