Looming humanitarian crisis in Western Uganda as displaced Congolese face dire living conditions

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Congolese families fleeing to Uganda. [Photo: UNHCR/ L.Beck]

Congolese refugees have been streaming across the border into western Uganda since Thursday last week following a rebel attack on the town of Kamango in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

United Nations aid agencies are warning of a major humanitarian crisis in western Uganda where tens of thousands of Congolese refugees are resisting efforts to be relocated to safer areas.

Beng Poblete-Enriquez reports.

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