A Wallenberg fellow seeks to create better refugee camps

April 27, 2015

Bjornar Haveland didn’t want to go straight to college after high school. He wanted to seek some adventure, experience a life radically different from his own. So he volunteered in a refugee camp in the Algerian desert.

It was a tough life. He lived with a family of Sahrawi refugees who lost their homes four decades ago in the western part of the Saharan desert during a war with Morocco – a conflict long forgotten by most of the world.

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