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Thousands of DR Congo refugees escaping violence to Uganda

Al Jazeera travels Lake Albert, on the DR Congo-Uganda border, to meet some of the refugees who have fled violence in Congo.

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The Democratic Republic of Congo is not attending its own donor conference in Geneva on Friday, saying the United Nations had exaggerated the number of people who need aid.

Escalating violence has displaced more than four million people within Congo, according to the UN.

Since December alone, 70,000 have fled fighting in the east to camps in neighbouring Uganda.

Al Jazeera’s Malcolm Webb has retraced the refugees’ journey.

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