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Families displaced in October 2008 by fighting between the forces of rebel Tutsi General Laurent Nkunda and the Congolese government took refuge in a camp in the village of Sasha, where Action by Churches Together is providing a food security program and other support.  Francine Innoncent (left) and Tantine Balume (center) feed their children as women walk by on the way to market.  A quarter of a million people have been newly displaced by fighting in the eastern Congo, where some 5.4 million have died since 1998 from war-related violence, hunger and disease...