A Rwandan patient and orphan residents of the AmeriCares clinic draw bath and laundry water from a water holding bladder in the Buranga Rwanda clinic compound in Oct., 1994. Refilled daily with treated water, the bladder and another each holding about 200 gallons supplied three inpatient tents of 10-15 people each as well as a tent which was temporary home to about 15 orphans.  The New Canaan, Conn.,  humanitarian organization ran the clinic from August to Dec., 1994 to help refugees returning from camps in Goma, Zaire (now Congo). The clinic also treated any who came for help with many problems, frequently related to the collapse of infrastructure which provided for basic needs. The country was ravaged by genocide and civil war in 1994.
A Rwandan patient and orphan residents of the AmeriCares clinic draw bath and laundry water from a water holding bladder in the Buranga Rwanda clinic compound in Oct., 1994. Refilled daily with treated water, the bladder and another each holding about 200 gallons supplied three inpatient tents of 10-15 people each as well as a tent which was temporary home to about 15 orphans. The New Canaan, Conn., humanitarian organization ran the clinic from August to Dec., 1994 to help refugees...
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