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L'insécurité

A cause de la violence ici a l'est de la république démocratique du Congo les gens sont devenus de malheureux beaucoup des agriculteur ont abandonnés leur village natal ,ils ses sont installés en ville sans occupation ,ils n'ont rien a manger car ils sont en chaumage ,même ceux qui travail aussi sont en crise car le gens sont devenu nombreux ,les salaire sont minime et les aliments sont très couteux alors que ça venait de l’intérieur car la il y a toujours l'insécurité merci et priez pour nous que nous puissions avoir la paix .

English translation by PulseWire member milsgra

Because of violence here in the Democratic Republic of the Congo the people have become impoverished. Many farmers abandoned their native village to live in the city without a job. They have nothing to eat and they are unemployed. Even the ones who work are also facing this crisis because of overpopulation. The salary is minimal and food is very costly although it use to come from within because there is still insecurity; thank you pray for us so we cam find peace.

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milsgra's picture

Translation

Because of violence here in the Democratic Republic of the Congo the people have become impoverished. Many farmers abandoned their native village to live in the city without a job. They have nothing to eat and they are unemployed. Even the ones who work are also facing this crisis because of overpopulation. The salary is minimal and food is very costly although it use to come from within because there is still insecurity; thank you pray for us so we cam find peace.

sarahrubin's picture

food rights

Thank you for sharing this story. It is terrible that because of violence people do not have access to basic needs like healthy food. I hope that people will organize to grow subsistence crops. Each home may use their small urban space to each grow one crop in hopes that families can then trade and share what they have. When the government does not support it's people they can only rely on one another.

Ali Shahidy's picture

Violenece harms always

Wars, prejudice, harassment, and all other forms of violence have their own devastating impacts on people and community. They even have long impacts that last for generations. I assume people in there will start or already have started migrating to other countries. And if they are lucky, they can find asylums where most of their basic needs would be met. Because the same thing happened in our country - Afghanistan. Joblessness, poverty, wars, violence, etc, all made people suffer a lot - whether directly being exposed to them, or indirectly through illegal migration to other countries. Even that is risky.

I am also afraid if people also encounter prejudice and racism too since that is a very common phenomenon in conflict and post-conflict areas. And the most tragic thing is that women are the most vulnerable category that may suffer the most in conflict communities.

I wish you and all the people of Cango a peaceful life without any violence,

Thank you for sharing,

Ali Shahidy

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