The lengthy nature of some of Africas wars is one of the main hindrances to ending the refugee cycle. The Somalia war is over 27 years and the DRC been in conflict since the 1990s.
Yaya Dia Adama escaped violence in CAR and came to the Gado refugee camp in Cameroon with her five children. She makes a living as a seamstress. (Photo/Ryan Brown/UN Women/Flickr).