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Kenya: Doctor tells court survivors of oil spill fire need advanced corrective surgery to live normally

Author: Vincent Agoya, Daily Nation (Kenya), Published on: 28 January 2015

"Sinai fire victims still need support, doctor tells court"

The survivors of the 2011 Sinai slum fire tragedy in Nairobi, which killed more than 100 people, need advanced corrective surgery, which is unavailable locally.

A doctor who treated them told a trial court on Tuesday that the survivors have scars in “special places”, such as in the reproductive organs, buttocks and joints that “hinder normal daily activity”...“We live in a country in which if you suffer burns you have to continue living with your scars, which ultimately hinder your normal day-to-day activities,” the doctor said.

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