Because of the ongoing conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), providing aid and rehabilitation assistance to survivors of mine-related injuries is difficult. Beyond essential rehabilitation services, the United Nations Mine Action Service's victim assistance efforts in DRC aim to provide economic skills to promote self-reliance and enable survivors to provide for their families.
Kilama, Douglas Felix
"Survivors’ Assistance in Conflict: Challenges From Eastern DRC,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 18
, Article 13.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol18/iss1/13