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One month after the Nyiragongo volcano eruption, north of Goma (DR Congo), the impact on displaced populations and host communities is still being felt. The eruption on May 22, which claimed the lives of at least 32 people and displaced around 400,000 more, has created urgent needs in and around the city. Medair, an international emergency relief organisation, is responding to this ongoing crisis by providing assistance to affected people. “On the surface, it may seem as if life is returning to normal,” said Zablon Omondi, Medair’s Project Coordinator in Goma. “In reality, the eruption and ensuing earthquakes and tremors…

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