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Watch: Congo charity hosts Christmas event for displaced children

origin 1Helpers distribute food and drink to displaced children in eastern DRC ©AFP

The eastern regions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have been linked to armed groups for many years, displacing millions and causing a massive humanitarian crisis.

In this context, an organization “Un Jour Nouveau” (A new day) celebrates Christmas with children forced to flee the war against the rebel group M23.

Together with their families, the children have found refuge in Kanyaruchinya, a village eight kilometers north of Goma. They were greeted with lunch, music and gifts.

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