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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
- DR Congo: Floods - Nov 2015
- 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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GOAL currently employs 175 GOALies who work alongside over 2,500 local staff to implement humanitarian programmes in 13 countries.
Media Statement, 7th September 2006
The United Nation's front man, Jan Egland, today applauded GOAL's distribution programme in the Democratic Republic of the Congo which supports the distribution of kits (seeds and tools) to displaced people, in preparation for their return home.
On a visit to conflict-ravaged Manono, North Katanga, the GOAL DRC team briefed the aid chief and a high level UN delegation on the difficulties facing civilians whose homes have been destroyed in the conflict, and who are now living in the bush, reliant on aid agencies for survival.
GOAL currently employs 175 GOALies who work alongside over 2,500 local staff to implement humanitarian programmes in 15 countries. GOALies include country directors, project managers, accountants, nurses, doctors, nutritionists, administrative personnel and engineers. GOAL's programmes target the poorest of the poor and people suffering the effects of war and/or natural disaster.
The aid agency GOAL has launched a major appeal to help avert what has been described as a potentially catastrophic famine in Africa.
The Chief Executive of GOAL, Mr. John O'Shea, today called for a massive humanitarian programme to be launched in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which for the last three years has been devastated by a war which has cost the lives of over three million people.
The GOAL Medical/Logistical team in Goma, has commenced a humanitarian programme, aimed at providing essentials for several thousand people, left traumatised by the volcanic eruptions in the Congolese city last week.