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Relief For Victims Of Conflict In DR Congo

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A helicopter arrives at the Mugunga camp in remote part of eastern DR Congo bearing food for thousands of people forced to flee their homes by an outbreak of violence in the region.

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Arrivals to the camp line up to receive a ration of fortified cereal, oil, salt and sugar that will last their families for a month while they wait to return home.

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Towards the end of May, WFP provided food to more than 6,700 people displaced by fighting in eastern DR Congo.

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A mother carries away a can of cooking oil from a food distribution that has been fortified with essential vitamins and nutrients to protect her and her family from malnutrition.

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Aid workers fill bags of fortified cereal for new arrivals to the camp.

 

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In the Congolese provinces of North and South Kivu alone, WFP is providing emergency food assistance to more than 244,000 displaced people.

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Over the coming days, WFP will provide food to around 4,000 people forced from their homes in North Kivu and another 8,000 people in South Kivu regions of eastern DR Congo.

 

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Women at the Mugunga camp use food vouchers to buy fresh vegetables from local sellers, a programme which provides the camp's inhabitants with a more varied diet and helps to stimulate the local economy.

WFP provide food to around 4,000 people forced from their homes in North Kivu and another 8,000 people in South Kivu regions of eastern DR Congo.