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09 Sep 2015 description
report CBM

CBM publishes its Neglected Tropical Diseases Report 2015

CBM’s work with NTDs

27 Jul 2015 description

Summary

Persons with disabilities often experience discrimination and exclusion, despite the adoption of an increasingly rights-based approach to humanitarian assistance. The past three decades have witnessed a growing awareness of disability issues and the emergence and spread of disabled people’s organisations.

The growing awareness must be accompanied by practical measures to identify and reduce the barriers faced by persons with disabilities in an emergency situation.

06 Jun 2014 description
report CBM

On 21 May 2014, CBM went to Maluku transit camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo to assist the Ministry of Social Affairs and the IOM in identifying the needs of persons with disabilities within the camp.

Introduction

23 Nov 2012 description
report CBM

CBM and local partner in DRC are supporting persons with disabilities who have been displaced as a result of the recently escalating conflict. Support is required to provide basic needs.

Massive displacement reported

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is recovering from a conflict which has led to the loss of millions of lives in the past decades, but many eastern areas are still affected.

21 Jul 2010 description
report CBM

Stouffville, ON, July 21, 2010 - The civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) may be over, but millions of children are still losing their lives while others sustain permanent injuries as the rebel fighting continues.

"Since the DR Congo war began in 1998, 2.5 million innocent children have died, -- says Ed Epp, Executive Director, cbm Canada.