Impact of Africa Refugee Crisis Felt in Omaha

Published: April 17, 2017

Dr. Joseph Dumba, who works for Methodist Health System, and has routinely taken other medical providers on mission trips to South Sudan was a bright shining star in the darkest of times for these people.

It turns out, peace is fleeting. The fighting is back. This time, it’s a horrific, graphic show of violence against innocent people, running for their lives. It’s a war along tribal lines.

Think about the population of the city of Omaha. Now double that. Now, think about all those people fleeing to a refugee camp in another country.

It's a major, major problem,” said Dumba, who recently visited. The suffering I saw in the refugee camps is beyond what I've ever seen before, and I've seen a lot, believe me."

KETV reporter Julie Cornell recently sat down with Dr. Dumba: Africa refugee crisis felt in Omaha