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We go to the world's first refugee camp that's powered by solar energy - some refugees helped build the plant! We also hear how Beirut's LGBT community is doing after they've received threats for putting on the first gay pride event in the Arab world. And have you tried camel milk? We also talk about how Australia's First Nations people are faring today.
A refugee camp in Jordan has become the first in the world to be powered by renewable energy. The solar-powered Azraq camp is now changing the lives of some 20,000 Syrian refugees. Last week, the UN refugee agency and its partners switched on that solar-power plant that some of the refugees helped build.