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Goma Ready for Take-Off

October 19, 2015

Residents of Goma, the capital of North Kivu in eastern DRC, live at the foot of one of Africa’s most active volcanoes, Mount Nyiragongo. Goma was partly destroyed in the volcano’s 2002 eruption, killing nearly 100 people and causing the displacement of hundreds and thousands more. Far from giving up in the face of adversity, the people of Goma have demonstrated extraordinary resilience.