Democratic Republic of Congo: Escalating conflict leaves already traumatized survivors in dire need
By David Mutua
March 29, 2023
In the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, villages have been left empty, farms are overgrown, and shopping centers are desolate as conflict rages on. Since March 2022, more than 600,000 people have fled their homes and sought refuge in collective centers such as makeshift camps, school yards, and church grounds in Nyiragongo, Kanyabayonga, Sake, and Goma.