Photo: Refuge on a lava field, Congo
November 21, 2012 by The IRC
|Photo: Sinziana Demian/IRC|
Thousands of people displaced by recent fighting between rebels and the Congolese army have flocked to this makeshift camp on the outskirts of Goma (the capital city of North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo). The camp is on a lava field left behind from the 2002 eruption of Africa's most active volcano, Nyiragongo, a few miles away.
For more on this unfolding crisis, read a statement we released today