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The Democratic Republic of the Congo health situation

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21 July 2014 -- Due the humanitarian crisis and exposed food insecurity, more than 2.5 million children under 5 years old are acutely malnourished and 6.7 million people are in urgent need of food and health services. Lack of basic health services and the destruction of infrastructure, especially in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic or the Congo, remain a concern.

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