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- DR Congo: Landslide - Aug 2017
- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - May 2017
- West Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- DR Congo: Floods - Nov 2016
- Angola/DR Congo: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Jan 2016
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- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - Aug 2014
- DR Congo: Cholera and Measles Outbreaks - Jan 2013
- DR Congo: Floods - Oct 2012
- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - Aug 2012
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-- Neighboring countries' reliance on Kenya could trigger escalation of cross-border suffering
As tensions continue to run high, the global relief and development agency Mercy Corps warns that further chaos and violence in Kenya, long abastion of regional stability, could push neighboring East African countries toward new humanitarian crises.
Bordering countries like the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan and Ugandaare extremely dependant on Kenya for basic economic and agricultural imports.