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More than 50,000 Flee New Armed Attacks in Eastern DR Congo

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency is racing to help tens of thousands of Congolese forced to flee a recent upsurge of violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. More than two-thirds of the DR Congo’s 5.5 million internally displaced people fled because of armed conflict in North Kivu and Ituri provinces. The latest surge […]

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WFP Wins Nobel Peace Prize for Fighting Hunger

The World Food Program has won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger and to improve conditions for peace in conflict areas. The WFP said it was “deeply humbled” to have won. “This is an incredible recognition of the WFP family, working to end hunger every day in 80+ countries,” tweeted […]