A visiting team from UNHCR team reports 'barbaric violence' and enormous humanitarian challenges in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo province of Ituri, bordering Uganda.
Returning Congolese Find Homes in Ruins, Livelihoods Destroyed
UNHCR, 18 July 2018
Fishing boats line the shore of Lake Albert in the north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Children play in the shallow water, while adults throng the busy market. Read more »
Brutal Killings Emerge From Congolese Ethnic Conflict
CAJ News, 17 July 2018
ARMED groups are accused of barbaric violence, including attacks with guns, arrows and machetes on civilians, during ethnic clashes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Read more »
Villages 'Reduced to Ash' Amid 'Barbaric Violence'
UN News, 13 July 2018
Humanitarian needs are enormous in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, has reported accounts of "barbaric violence". Read more »
'Barbaric Violence Reported in DRC Ituri Region - UNHCR
After months of conflict between the Hema and Lendu ethnic groups in eastern DR Congo's Ituri region, a UNHCR team has recently been able to obtain access to the area where they… Read more »
Esta fled her home town of Nizi with her husband and two young children. They have returned to Tchomia in Ituri province, but are not able to go back to Nizi because of continuing violence.
Women and children rest against a tent in the General Hospital site in a makeshift site in Bunia, in Ituri province, DRC.
The General Hospital site in Bunia, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Ituri province.
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