Congo-Kinshasa

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[VOA] The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says that community mistrust was the cause of an attack on Red Cross volunteers in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo this week.  The attack took place during a burial service for an Ebola victim in Ituri province.

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  • 3 weeks ago

[MSF] Biakato, DRC/New York -Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has ended its medical activities in Biakato, in the Ituri province of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), due to the presence of armed forces around and within health structures, the international medical humanitarian organization announced Tuesday.

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  • 4 weeks ago

[MSF] More than 280,000 people have contracted measles and at least 5,700 have died from the disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) this year--the largest outbreak the country has experienced in decades. The World Health Organization (WHO) says this is the largest measles epidemic in the world today. According to a survey by Epicentre--MSF's research arm--these figures represent a fraction of the real number.

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  • 4 weeks ago

[MSF] Dr. Nicolas Peyraud, a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) vaccination referent, has just returned from several assignments in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where he helped to set up measles vaccination campaigns in collaboration with UNICEF and the Congolese Ministry of Health. In areas also affected by the Ebola outbreak, providing care for children suffering from with measles and vaccinating those at risk of contracting the disease pose additional challenges fo

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  • 4 weeks ago

[New Times] The Government has started screening and giving support to the 1,100 children and 371 women recently repatriated from DR Congo after being separated from an anti-Rwanda militia based in the neighbouring country, Prof. Anastase Shyaka, the Minister for Local Government, told The New Times on Monday.

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  • 1 month ago

[MSF] Kinshasa -A neglected humanitarian crisis is affecting hundreds of thousands of displaced people in the southern part of North Kivu province in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on Wednesday. MSF is one of the only organizations providing emergency medical care and support in the region and calls on other humanitarian organizations and donors to urgently return to the area to provide assist

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[HRW] Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have not brought to justice those responsible for the massacres of ethnic Banunu in Yumbi territory one year ago.

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[MSF] Kinshasa -16 December 2019 -- For years, the territories of Masisi, Walikale and Rutshuru, in the southern part of North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, have been plagued with armed violence and banditry. In the past months, these armed clashes have intensified, further aggravating the dire humanitarian situation, leading to significant numbers of displaced people and worrying signs of malnutrition, sexual violence and gunshot wounds among them.