Tent City

The exhibit isn't much to look at — tents, food-distribution stalls and wooden latrines. But that's the point.[an error occurred while processing this directive] Designed to expose the public to the spartan life of those made homeless by war, disaster or famine, the Refugee Camp in the City exhibit, organized by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), is a touring camp replica that has already appeared in the U.S., Italy, Germany and Hong Kong, where it recently drew more than 8,000 people.

Photos of victims of the Kashmir earthquake, Rwandan genocide and Ethiopian famines are displayed. But behind the tragedy, the camp...

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