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Scared and exhausted
Fleeing for their lives

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My mother wanted me to take all of my brothers and sisters along with me... But I could only leave with one.

Veronique, 20 [name changed]
refugee at Kigeme camp, Rwanda

If people are walking such long distances to escape, the situation must be quite dire.

Céline Schmitt
UNHCR

If the violence and abuse of civilians continues to rise in the eastern provinces, the number of new IDPs ... may reach as many as 760,000 in the coming months.

Melissa Fleming
UNHCR

Many thousands of people are without protection and help. And now people in need are appearing in neighbouring countries too.

António Guterres
High Commissioner for Refugees

DR Congo Emergency

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