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DR Congo: UN agency concerned with security, peacekeepers report volatility

Amid reports of volatility in the area, the United Nations refugee agency today said it is concerned about the security of displaced people in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) after an attack on a camp outside of the provincial city of Goma over the weekend.

Humanitarian situation in eastern DR Congo remains ‘extremely worrying’ – UN official

The humanitarian situation in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) remains “extremely worrying,” a United Nations official said today, with at least 130,000 displaced persons in and around the city of Goma who fled the fighting in the area over the past two weeks and are in urgent need of basic services.