Hundreds of thousands of people are on the run,
fleeing a war raging in eastern Congo
in the provinces of North and South Kivu. They
are frightened. Many are sick or wounded. Others have been harassed or raped,
or have had everything they own stolen. For more than a decade, several armed
groups and the army have been fighting each other in the Kivus. The violence
has made it impossible for people to lead normal lives. Life isn’t just hard in
the Kivus: this region is in critical condition. And things aren’t getting any
better. The destiny of everyone in this region of Congo is shaped by the war. The
story of their struggle to survive needs to be told.
Condition: Critical will be regularly
updated by MSF over the coming year with new eyewitness accounts, photos and
video of people living through the crisis in eastern Congo.