2012-04-12 14:27:21Civilians and Aid Actors, Victims of Renewed Fighting in Kivu[MSF]
Paris, April 12, 2012 -
Armed conflicts are intensifying in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, along with large troop movements. Members of the civilian population are the first victims, but aid actors are also directly targeted. "The situation is not stabilizing in Kivu. It is deteriorating again, and has been deteriorating over the last several months", says Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) program manager Dr. Marcela Allheimen.
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