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Forgotten in the fallout, displaced Congolese struggle to survive after volcano eruption


Three months on from its eruption, the volcanic Mount Nyiragongo looms over the Congolese city of Goma, and the damage it’s left in its wake. At a camp north of the city, thousands of people displaced by the destruction live in makeshift shelters, and are calling for government help.

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