News: "Aid hampered in East Congo", but what does that really mean?

As civilians flee the fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo, an increase in attacks on aid workers has left humanitarian organisations struggling to help them.

"We've got enough aid, but now the problem is access," said the OCHA office in Kinshasa, adding there have been 21 attacks on aid workers in Nord-Kivu since the fighting resumed. (Full).

While some aid agencies are hesitating to go into the most affected areas, several others are on the forefront. Check out this unedited video from WFP to understand what the situation is on the ground, and what it means when we say "We Provide Aid"... It is shot at a point while people were fleeing fighting in the surrounding hills:

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Video courtesy WFP/Marcus Prior


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