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Refugees Cautiously Return to Kyrgyzstan

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Gulasal Vakhitdzhanova gazes sadly at the charred remains of an ancient mulberry tree in what used to be her courtyard. All that is left of the family's belongings is a mangled bed frame. (..) The most immediate priority is food, clean water and toiletries. The U.N. World Food Program says it has distributed more than 650 tons of wheat and oil and airlifted over 110 tons of high energy biscuits into the region. There is also the danger of disease.