Renewed attacks this year by the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo have led to the forced displacement of thousands of civilians.
At least 33 villages have been attacked since January by the Ugandan rebel group, including 13 in March alone. More than 4,230 people have been displaced, some of them for the second or third time. Some 335,000 people have been displaced in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as a result of LRA violence since 2008.
These internally displaced people (IDP) are living with host families or in IDP settlements in and around the town of Dungu in Orientale province. They rely on the hospitality of the local population as well as humanitarian assistance from organizations such as UNHCR. The only hope of everyone in the region is to live in safety and peace.
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