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Six Children Killed by Fire at Camp for Congolese Displaced by Floods

HeadlineAug 21, 2023

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, at least six children were killed in a fire at a camp for displaced flood victims. The blaze started as a child was cooking unsupervised, burning down hundreds of makeshift tarp dwellings. The U.N. said some 3,000 families lost their homes after recent intense flooding and mudslides in eastern DRC.

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