DRC: 'Food and livelihood crisis' in the west

Published on 09 July 2010

Millions of people in parts of the western Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are facing a “food and livelihood crisis” brought on by structural causes such as the dependence on the mining sector and a poor road and livelihoods infrastructure, say officials. (..) In Katanga Province the World Food Programme through partners is providing food for 2,000 moderately malnourished children with their families in the Kalemie and Nyemba health zones.

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