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As 2014 starts, there are reasons to hope that peace may be in sight in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
In reaction to today's UN Security Council statement on the situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Oxfam urged the Congolese military, MONUSCO and the UN Force Intervention Brig
In reaction to the UN’s peacekeeping mission (MONUSCO’s) announcement on the enforcement of a security zone and call for disarmamen
A framework for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo will fail to end the suffering of millions of peopleunless concrete actions are taken.
More than one million people are at risk of militia, rebel and army attacks, with little or no protection from the government or UN peacekeepers.
More than 760,000 people have been displaced in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo since the beginning of 2012, in the Kivu provinces alone.
Communities in isolated areas of Province Orientale, in DR Congo, are particularly vulnerable to attacks by the Lord’s Resistance Army.
Each year Oxfam undertakes a far-reaching survey of unheard, conflict-affected people in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.