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Appeals & Response Plans
- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - Aug 2018
- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - May 2018
- DR Congo: Polio Outbreak - Feb 2018
- DR Congo: Floods - Jan 2018
- 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
- DR Congo: Floods - Nov 2015
Most read reports
- DR Congo - 2018 Ebola Outbreak in North Kivu Province (September 17, 2018 update)
- UNICEF DR Congo Ebola Situation Report North Kivu and Ituri - 17 September 2018
- Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola Virus Disease - External Situation Report 7
- UNHCR Global Report 2017: Africa Regional Summaries
- Ebola strikes big city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and WHO scales up response to new threat
Posted by Alma Golden on Friday, September 14th 2018
With confirmation of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s 10th outbreak of the Ebola virus in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, health officials have focused on border screening as a method to identify travelers who could pose a danger to local communities.
• Zambia is a landlocked, lower-middle income country with a population of roughly 16 million people and a relatively peaceful history. Ongoing conflict in neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has led to an influx of refugees, prompting the Government of Zambia to request increased support from the international community.
For Immediate Release
Monday, August 20, 2018 Office of Press Relations
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Center for Strategic and International Studies
August 20, 2018
ADMINISTRATOR GREEN: Good morning, everyone. Thank you, Dan, for that kind introduction and thanks to all of you for being here to help mark this very important occasion.
Humanitarian needs continue despite reports of IDP returns to areas of origin in Ituri
Acute food insecurity persists in conflict-affected areas of DRC
Relief organizations respond to new Ebola outbreak in North Kivu
Relief actors temporarily suspend operations in Bambari, Bria, and Kaga-Bandoro following armed attacks
More than 50 NGOs express concern over deteriorating conditions in CAR
IDPs return to communities of origin in and around Paoua after MINUSCA conducts security operations
Malawi is a landlocked, low-income country with over 80 percent of the population consisting of smallholder farmers and nearly 70 percent of people living below the international poverty line, according to the World Bank. Malawi also hosts more than 37,000 refugees, primarily from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, Rwanda and Mozambique, the majority of whom are dependent on humanitarian assistance to meet their daily food needs.
• Many parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are experiencing prolonged conflict and poverty, contributing to population displacement, chronic food insecurity and restricted livelihood activities. The humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate in Ituri, North Kivu and South Kivu provinces due to recurrent intercommunal conflict. In Kasaï, Kasaï-Central, Kasaï-Oriental and Tanganyika provinces, widespread displacement and insecurity limit income-generating opportunities, disrupt agriculture and constrain assistance.
Nearly 84,000 Congolese have fled to neighboring Uganda to date in 2018
Continued FAW infestations could reduce harvests in eastern DRC
USG, relief organizations respond to Ebola outbreak in northwestern DRC
• Violence in Bangui results in more than 60 deaths and hundreds of injuries
• UN records 63 aid worker attacks in CAR since January
• The 2018 CAR humanitarian appeal was only 16 percent funded as of June 1
For Immediate Release
Friday, June 1, 2018
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has contributed $8 million dollars to support the joint Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and World Health Organization (WHO) Strategic Response Plan to the outbreak (currently budgeted at $56.7 million). In addition to this funding, USAID has provided personal protective equipment, laboratory supplies, the mobilization of two existing mobile labs, and a robust presence on the ground.