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UN Firefighters Under Threat in DRC

U.N. firefighters in the Democratic Republic of Congo have repeatedly come under attack this year while trying to respond to house fires in the eastern city of Goma. The U.N. mission MONUSCO is not responsible for extinguishing fires except at its own installations, but in the absence of other emergency services it is often the first number that victims call. But MONUSCO firemen say police are not providing the security they need to respond rapidly. "In 2015, my unit and myself,...

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