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Congo, Hunger and Disease

AVEBA, Congo — The first time the Congolese Army tried to take this village back from the militias that have fought for it since the civil war supposedly ended in 2002, the government soldiers cut and ran. That was January.

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/23/world/africa/23congo.html?hp&ex=1151121600&en=ba2706ead59f4c47&ei=5094&partner=homepage

Photographs: A Perilous Road Ahead

Photographs: A Perilous Road Ahead 


Lynsey Addario for The New York Times


















In Geti, 10 miles east of Aveba, hundreds of people are arriving each day, searching for food and safety. Aid agencies are distributing food in Geti, but with the population swelling to almost 10,000, the food keeps running out.


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