UN looks to empower Colombians affected by armed conflict

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Millions of Colombians have been displaced since 1985 as a direct result of armed conflict. That’s 13 percent of the population. Finding a way to help victims has been a struggle for both the government and international organizations. CCTV’s Michelle Begue filed this report on one United Nations program that aims to empower local communities.

UN looks to empower Colombians affected by armed conflict

UN looks to empower Colombians affected by armed conflict

Millions of Colombians have been displaced since 1985 as a direct result of armed conflict. That's 13 percent of the population. Finding a way to help victims has been a struggle for both the government and international organizations. CCTV's Michelle Begue filed this report on one United Nations program that aims to empower local communities.

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  • Studies show nearly six million Colombians have been displaced since 1985 as a direct result of the armed conflict there. That’s 13 percent of the country’s total pollution.