Central African survivors just arrived at the Cameroon border town of Garoua-Boulaï on 30 October 2014, are transferred by the Red Cross in Cameroon to the Gado refugee camp 20 kilometres away. Anxiety is etched on their faces. After months of wandering in the bush, fleeing their attackers, this new group of exiles wonders what is to become of them. One woman, staring out of the bus window as it enters the camp, wonders aloud: “So this is what refugees are?”