Concern over camp-closure threat in North Kivu

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In the last 18 months, 664,251 internally displaced persons have voluntarily returned to provinces across North Kivu.

Concern over camp-closure threat in North Kivu


KINSHASA (IRIN) - A warning by authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that they are considering measures to compel internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the northeastern province of North Kivu to return to their homes, and might close a number of camps in Goma, has alarmed the humanitarian community. 

“Recent statements by the Governor of North Kivu regarding the alleged closure of the camps/sites around Goma caused concern among humanitarians as the residents of the...


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