A Congolese child carries two boxes of high nutrition cookies inside the courtyard of the Mercy Corps clinic where the UNICEF and the IMC (International Medical Corps) distributed the cookies, mostly to Internally Displaced People (IDPs) living in a camp in Kibati about 10 kilometers (6.21 miles) north of the provincial capital of Goma, on November 4, 2008. (WALTER ASTRADA/AFP/Getty Images)
A boy looks on at the Mugunga displaced people camp, November 12, 2008 in the outskirts of the town of Goma, DR Congo. The head of UN peacekeeping has asked the UN security Council for more than 3000 extra troops to be deployed to the eastern region of DR Congo. The request is an attempt to protect civillians from the violence of rebel forces and the Congolese Army. (Uriel Sinai/Getty Images).
Pregnant women are reflected in a puddle as they stand in line to receive birth kits from a local NGO at a camp for Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in Kibati, on November 12, 2008. With a "schizophrenic" mandate and a lack of troops and logistics, UN peacekeepers in Democratic Republic of Congo are being accused of being powerless and ineffective. (YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images).