WBEZ | Zakat Foundation http://www.wbez.org/tags/zakat-foundation Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Chicago area nurse helps Libyan refugees on the Tunisian Border http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-21/chicago-area-nurse-helps-libyan-refugees-tunisian-border-85496 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-April/2011-04-21/110167808.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Since violence erupted in Libya, neighboring Tunisia has seen an influx of people cross the border. Camps have sprouted up along the border to help the refugees, mostly foreign workers from Africa and South Asia.</p><p>Chicago area nurse Donna Demir recently returned from a camp run by the <a href="http://www.zakat.org/" target="_blank">Zakat Foundation</a>, a relief group based in the Southwest suburbs.</p><p>She came to our studios recently to tell us about her experience.</p></p> Thu, 21 Apr 2011 16:32:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-21/chicago-area-nurse-helps-libyan-refugees-tunisian-border-85496