Families flee as new waves of violence grip eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
Since April, rebel groups have been tightening their grip on the region as civilians suffer profound abuses.
Rankin in Congo: 'Their humanity was what I wanted people to notice'
In 2009, celebrity photographer Rankin returned to Congo where he captured the love stories and portraits of people struggling through years of conflict in the eastern provinces.
As villagers flee new fighting in Congo, Oxfam works to bring them clean water
Many are now sheltering with host families and often crowded into single-room houses with poor access to clean water and sanitation.
Just a boy: meeting child soldiers in eastern Congo
Humanitarian press officer Rebecca Wynn reports from eastern Congo, where a wave of violence has forced more than 250,000 people to flee their homes since August.
Pumped up: lake water meets the needs of displaced people
For families crowded into camps for displaced people in Congo, clean water from Lake Kivu helps prevent the spread of disease.
In Congo, women face sexual violence and legacy of shame
Spilling beyond the conflict that has swept the region, sexual violence is now beginning to corrode the core of traditional Congolese communities.
His childhood lost to war, teenager starts new life in Congo
A former child soldier, this young man now supports himself as a furniture-maker in a small shop in Goma.
Fighting cholera, Oxfam helps clinics in Congo with clean water
Outbreaks of cholera are just one of the consequences of Congo's underinvestment in everything from roads to health clinics to clean water.