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13 million Congolese suffer severe hunger

KINSHASA – The number of people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that severe hunger has exploded as a result of the ongoing conflicts in the country. More than 13 million people do not have enough to eat, against 7.7 million last year. About 6 million children in Congo need to be malnourished to be considered.

About 6 million children in Congo need to be malnourished to be considered.

This is the conclusion of a report of the IPC-institute, the food research for UN agencies and other professionals worldwide. In the Congo rages for over two years a war between the government forces and rebel troops.

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