Watch Dunia and Ahmed: Locked up in a house of horrors Dunia and Ahmed are a married couple from Yemen living in Egypt. When the war started, they decided to flee to avoid their children being recruited by one of the fighting parties. The journey to Egypt took a month. The sea crossing to Sudan was difficult, the boat was overloaded, and they had little food and water. The smugglers were brutal and were hitting anyone who complained. After spending some time in Khartoum, they continued towards Egypt on a pickup truck.