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A displaced Congolese woman waits to receive food aid at a camp for... News PhotoAdult,Business,Charity and Relief Work,Conflict,Congolese,Delivering,Democratic Republic of the Congo,Displaced People,Displaced Persons Camp,Food,Food Distribution,Horizontal,Internally Displaced Person,Receiving,Waiting,War,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA displaced Congolese woman waits to receive food aid at a camp for the internally displaced in Mugunga during a food distribution excercise, on November 24, 2012 conducted by humanitarian agencies. Thousands of people have been displace in sporadic fighting between M23 rebel outfit against government forces in easten D.R. Congo's north-Kivu region after M23 seized control of the regional capital Goma. Regional leaders called on DR Congo rebel group M23 Saturday to end hostilities and relinquish a key eastern town it seized in an advance that has sparked fears of a wider conflict. The meeting of heads of state went forward without a key player -- Rwandan President Paul Kagame, whose country the United Nations accuses of backing the rebels -- and wrapped up quickly. AFP PHOTO/TONY KARUMBA (Photo credit should read TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)