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Wednesday, August 8, 2012
KPFA News: Congo's swelling IDP camps
Lack of sanitation at this makeshift camp of internally displaced persons on the outskirts of Goma, in eastern Congo, caused a cholera outbreak at the beginning of August.
Stories of hunger and now a cholera outbreak in swelling refugee camps in eastern Congo are in the news now, but they could just as easily be the news of much of the last 16 years, since 1996, when Rwanda, Uganda, and Burundi first invaded the Congo.