Armed conflict has driven thousands of people out of the town of Pinga, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, terrorizing the population and increasing the difficulty of providing urgently needed medical care.
Thousands of people have been displaced and cut off from medical care after clashes between the national army and a local militia in Katanga province, southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Residents fear further violence, according to MSF's Anne Marie Loof.
MSF's Grace Tang reports that the number of people in camps for the displaced has roughly doubled since the latest fighting broke out in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. MSF is treating patients for war injuries.
Violent attacks on Congolese villages by the Lord's Resistance Army have displaced hundreds of thousands of people. Underreported examines the humanitarian crisis in the DRC and neighboring countries with Bruno Jochum, director of operations for Doctors without Borders in Geneva, and with Alexandre Morhain a project coordinator working with displaced Congolese in Southern Sudan.
With photography and video by photojournalist Brendan Bannon, MSF brings you the underreported story of hundreds of thousands of Congolese who are fleeing the violent attacks of Ugandan rebel group the Lord's Resistant Army (LRA).