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Camp life Goma, DRC
Goma in Eastern Congo is regularly in the news as the site of a humanitarian crisis. As violence flared up in the autumn of 2008 around 300,000 people were displaced and the army was implicated in looting, rape and killing. In spite of gold, diamonds and minerals a large number of Congolese suffer from disease and hunger caused by conflict. It is estimated 5.4 million people have died since 1998 and at least 40,000 women and girls have been raped.