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Sudanese Wary of Returning to Villages

Ten of thousands have been killed in the western region of Sudan, victims of ethnic cleansing and civil unrest. Millions of refugees have sought safety in other villages and in camps over the border in Chad. Talks to end the conflict are scheduled to begin Monday, days after the United Nations extracted a promise from the government to help refugees return home. Hear NPR's Jason Beaubien and NPR's Jennifer Ludden.

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Jason Beaubien is NPR's Global Health and Development Correspondent on the Science Desk.
Jennifer Ludden helps edit energy and environment stories for NPR's National Desk, working with NPR staffers and a team of public radio reporters across the country. They track the shift to clean energy, state and federal policy moves, and how people and communities are coping with the mounting impacts of climate change.