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Forced to flee, no time to pack – support for displaced women in Congo
January 8, 2013
By The IRC
A displaced woman living in a camp near Goma holds up a colorful pagne cloth garment, part of an emergency kit she received from the IRC last week.
When families are forced to flee, they run for their lives, grabbing their children and what little they can carry — leaving the rest behind. There’s often no time to pack the most basic items, even a change of clothing.
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