America's Finest Refugee Camp?

Interactive exhibit highlights refugee life

A series of tents have popped up in Balboa Park to show how an estimated 42 million people around the world are living.

The group Doctors Without Borders welcomed visitors to an interactive exhibit on Thursday.  They said the refugee camps represent where people have fled because of war or conflict struggle for survival.

Visitors are guided though a reconstructed camp and shown the challenges of building shelter, finding food and clean water, basic medical care and much more.  Mayor Jerry Sanders and Councilmember Toni Atkins were also there to welcome the exhibit.

Doctors Without Borders is an international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people all over the world affected by armed conflict, epidemics and other disasters.

The exhibit will appear in Balboa Park on Presidents Way Lawn through November 9.

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