[Refugees at pier Part 2 / FAWE girls athletic program]

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  •  First 25 minutes of tape shows refugees left at the seaport, while the big boat sails away. Some refugees are still waiting in long lines, waiting to be registered and/ or helped out. Some refugees complain.
  •  Others are getting settled in the back of open transportation trucks, where they are brought food and water by Red Cross field workers. Refugees drink and eat with big appetite. 
  •  A young boy fills up a barrel with water. 
  •  Rest of tape shows girls that are athletic program organized by FAWE (Forum for African Women Educationalists) at what seems to be a stadium, getting ready to have a race, participating in a competition. With a live DJ playing songs and a announcer, a crowd of locals is gathered around to watch the running competition and listen to music.

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Title:[Refugees at pier Part 2 / FAWE girls athletic program]
Abstract:Second tape of refugees debarking from boats in Sierra Leone. Footage shows UNHCR staff working, Red Cross handing out food to men, women and their children, and FAWE (Forum for African Women Educationalists) girls athletic program.
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  • WITNESSRole: Creator
  • OxygenRole: Creator
  • WITNESSRole: Copyright holder
  • Lilibet FosterRole: Director
  • Binta MansarayRole: Consultant
University of Texas Libraries
Date Created:2001/04/28
Topics:armed conflict and persecution
civil and political rights--women's rights
armed conflict and persecution--refugees
Named Entities:United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Red Cross
Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)
United Nations
Geographic Focus:Africa--Sierra Leone--Freetown
Geographic Base:Africa--Sierra Leone
Type of Resource:Moving image
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