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Congolese flee ethnic fighting

Congolese families, who fled ethnic fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo on a boat across Lake Albert, sit in a bus upon arrival at United Nations High Commission for Refugees settlement camp in Kyangwali, Uganda. 


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Congolese families, who fled ethnic fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo on a boat across Lake Albert, sit in a bus upon arrival at United Nations High Commission for Refugees settlement camp in Kyangwali, Uganda. REUTERS/James Akena

Congolese families, who fled ethnic fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo on a boat across Lake Albert, sit in a bus upon arrival at United Nations High Commission for Refugees settlement camp in Kyangwali, Uganda. REUTERS/James Akena
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A Congolese child, whose family fled ethnic fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo on fishing boats, across Lake Albert, carries a toddler on his back UNHCR settlement camp in Kyangwali, Uganda. 


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A Congolese child, whose family fled ethnic fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo on fishing boats, across Lake Albert, carries a toddler on his back UNHCR settlement camp in Kyangwali, Uganda. REUTERS/James Akena

A Congolese child, whose family fled ethnic fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo on fishing boats, across Lake Albert, carries a toddler on his back UNHCR settlement camp in Kyangwali, Uganda. REUTERS/James Akena
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Congolese people, who fled from Democratic Republic of Congo by fleeing on a boat across Lake Albert, gather at a UNHCR Kyangwali refugee settlement camp in Uganda. 


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Congolese people, who fled from Democratic Republic of Congo by fleeing on a boat across Lake Albert, gather at a UNHCR Kyangwali refugee settlement camp in Uganda. REUTERS/James Akena

Congolese people, who fled from Democratic Republic of Congo by fleeing on a boat across Lake Albert, gather at a UNHCR Kyangwali refugee settlement camp in Uganda. REUTERS/James Akena
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A Congolese child, whose family fled from ethnic fighting, at a UNHCR reception center in Kyangwali refugee settlement camp, Uganda. 


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A Congolese child, whose family fled from ethnic fighting, at a UNHCR reception center in Kyangwali refugee settlement camp, Uganda. REUTERS/James Akena

A Congolese child, whose family fled from ethnic fighting, at a UNHCR reception center in Kyangwali refugee settlement camp, Uganda. REUTERS/James Akena
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Congolese families prepare meals at the Kyangwali refugee settlement camp. REUTERS/James Akena

Congolese families prepare meals at the Kyangwali refugee settlement camp. REUTERS/James Akena

Congolese families prepare meals at the Kyangwali refugee settlement camp. REUTERS/James Akena
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A Congolese mother looks through a window as she carries her child at the Kyangwali refugee settlement camp. REUTERS/James Akena

A Congolese mother looks through a window as she carries her child at the Kyangwali refugee settlement camp. REUTERS/James Akena

A Congolese mother looks through a window as she carries her child at the Kyangwali refugee settlement camp. REUTERS/James Akena
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Congolese families sit in a queue at Kyangwali refugee settlement camp. REUTERS/James Akena

Congolese families sit in a queue at Kyangwali refugee settlement camp. REUTERS/James Akena

Congolese families sit in a queue at Kyangwali refugee settlement camp. REUTERS/James Akena
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A Congolese child eats a meal.

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A Congolese child eats a meal. REUTERS/James Akena

A Congolese child eats a meal. REUTERS/James Akena
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A UN worker monitors Congolese refugees. REUTERS/James Akena

A UN worker monitors Congolese refugees. REUTERS/James Akena

A UN worker monitors Congolese refugees. REUTERS/James Akena
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Children at the settlement camp in Kyangwali. 

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Children at the settlement camp in Kyangwali. REUTERS/James Akena

Children at the settlement camp in Kyangwali. REUTERS/James Akena
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The UNHCR settlement camp in Kyangwali, Uganda. 


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The UNHCR settlement camp in Kyangwali, Uganda. REUTERS/James Akena

The UNHCR settlement camp in Kyangwali, Uganda. REUTERS/James Akena
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A Congolese woman carries belongings on her head. REUTERS/James Akena

A Congolese woman carries belongings on her head. REUTERS/James Akena

A Congolese woman carries belongings on her head. REUTERS/James Akena
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Congolese men rest upon arrival. REUTERS/James Akena

Congolese men rest upon arrival. REUTERS/James Akena

Congolese men rest upon arrival. REUTERS/James Akena
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Congolese who fled ethnic fighting at the UNHCR settlement camp in Kyangwali, Uganda. 

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Congolese who fled ethnic fighting at the UNHCR settlement camp in Kyangwali, Uganda. REUTERS/James Akena

Congolese who fled ethnic fighting at the UNHCR settlement camp in Kyangwali, Uganda. REUTERS/James Akena
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People who fled ethnic fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo on fishing boats, across Lake Albert, wait to be registered by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) at the Sebagoro fishing village on the shore of Lake Albert, Uganda March 20, 2018. Picture taken March 20, 2018. REUTERS/James Akena?

People who fled ethnic fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo on fishing boats, across Lake Albert, wait to be registered by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) at the Sebagoro fishing village on the shore of Lake Albert, Uganda...more

People who fled ethnic fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo on fishing boats, across Lake Albert, wait to be registered by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) at the Sebagoro fishing village on the shore of Lake Albert, Uganda March 20, 2018. Picture taken March 20, 2018. REUTERS/James Akena?
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