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07 May 2018 description

Key Messages

  • Cereal production during the upcoming harvest season in Southern Africa is expected to be below average, despite the heavy late rains, which benefitted the late planted crops. This is due to a late start of the rainy season, minimal to no rains during the critical planting season (December -January), high temperatures and the prevalence of Fall Armyworm (FAW).

10 Apr 2018 description
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(Kinshasa, 10 April 2018) – CARE International is calling on donors to significantly increase their commitment to the humanitarian crisis in the DRC ahead of this week’s pledging conference taking place in Geneva.

Labelled a “silent humanitarian tsunami”, as the humanitarian situation in the DRC deteriorates dramatically, this week’s meeting will seek to raise $1.68 billion, nearly four times the amount secured in 2017.

07 Mar 2018 description
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Depuis le début de l’année, 45 000 réfugiés fuyant les violences en République démocratique du Congo sont arrivés en Ouganda. Le pays a du mal à répondre aux besoins humanitaires. L’épidémie de choléra qui sévit rend la situation encore plus alarmante, alertent nos équipes locales.

« Des milliers de réfugiés sont arrivés ces dernières semaines. Les besoins sont immenses et nous n’avons pas les moyens d’y répondre. Nous avons rapidement besoin de soutien financier pour ne pas perdre davantage de vies », déclare Delphine Pinault, directrice de CARE en Ouganda.

05 Mar 2018 description
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“We urgently need more funds if we don’t want to lose more lives”

(Kampala/Nairobi – 5 March 2018) – Thousands of Congolese seeking refuge at settlements in south western Uganda are at risk of contracting cholera, warns the international aid organization CARE.

According to the Ugandan Ministry of Health, 34 people have died and 1,257 cases have been confirmed. Cholera, an acute infectious disease, is spread through eating contaminated food and drinking contaminated water. If not treated, it can quickly prove fatal.

30 Jan 2018 description
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En République Démocratique du Congo (RDC), le viol, utilisé comme arme de guerre, est un véritable fléau. Les violences sexuelles ont fait plus de 500 000 victimes entre 1996 et les années 2010, selon l’ONU. Pour les survivantes, c'est la double peine: après après avoir été violées, elles sont marginalisées par leur communauté et condamnées à payer une compensation pour "réparer leur faute".

05 Jan 2018 description
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THE SITUATION

The crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been likened to a “silent humanitarian tsunami.” The humanitarian situation deteriorated dramatically in 2017, and the country is now facing a complex and protracted crisis of massive proportions.

Violence has been intensifying and the possibility of further escalation remains extremely high with dire consequences for the country and the Great Lakes Region.

30 Nov 2017 description
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OVERVIEW

  • 1.2 million people are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance.

  • 2.8 million people do not have enough food to eat.

  • At the height of the conflict, more than 1.4 million people were displaced, over 800,000 were women.

The Greater Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo is facing a complex humanitarian crisis, generating enormous needs across all sectors.

09 Oct 2017 description
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By Stépha Rouichi, Advocacy Manager for CARE DRC

30 Aug 2017 description
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By: Aaron Brent

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is one of the most challenging places to deliver aid. Not just because of the brutal conflicts that have been raging for decades, most recently in the provinces of Kasai. It is also a huge logistical undertaking to reach affected areas in a country that is the size of Western Europe yet has very few paved roads.

17 Jan 2017 description
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Aid organisation CARE International today issued a new report highlighting the top ten most underreported humanitarian crises of 2016.

The report, Suffering in Silence, features food crises in Eritrea, Madagascar, North Korea and Papua New Guinea; conflicts in Burundi, Lake Chad Basin, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Sudan and last year’s monsoon floods in Bangladesh.

31 Oct 2015 description

MUTUAL REINFORCEMENT

In June and July (2015) Alies Rijper carried out a qualitative research in Lubero, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, to evaluate the effects of the mutual reinforcement approach adopted by the Dutch Consortium for Rehabilitation (DCR) and its local partners in the Pamoja-programme.

16 Apr 2014 description

This regional inter-agency appeal aims at mobilizing the emergency response for the influx of refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) since December 2013 to the Republics of Cameroon and Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Congo (RoC).
Immediate priorities to support the preservation of lives include the provision of food, individual and family protection, health and nutrition, water and sanitation and shelter.

02 Sep 2013 description
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CARE s'inquiète de la sécurité des populations civiles et des personnes déplacées dans et autour de Goma, suite à la récente escalade de violences entre militaires congolais et groupes armés.

26 Mar 2013 description
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March 25, 2013: As William Hague and Angelina Jolie visit CARE International’s work in DRC with survivors of sexual violence in conflict, CARE warns that Hague’s proposals to increase prosecutions will fail unless survivors’ needs come first.

For the first time in the G8’s history, the issue of sexual violence against women will be discussed by the Foreign Ministers at their official meeting in London on April 11.

29 Nov 2012 description
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Les combats entre l’armée régulière et les groupes de rebelles armés s’intensifient dans le Nord Kivu. L’équipe de CARE sur place rapporte une hausse significative du nombre de viols et d’autres actes de violence. La plupart des victimes ne peuvent recevoir une aide appropriée à cause de la détérioration de la situation sécuritaire.

08 Jun 2012 description
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CARE assists displaced people with cash vouchers shelter, water, and hygiene

June 7, 2012

15 May 2012 description
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Kigali, Rwanda - 14/05/2012 - Emergency teams from CARE International in Rwanda have mobilized to meet the humanitarian needs of thousands of refugees fleeing the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to seek safety in neighbouring Rwanda.

26 Dec 2008 description

Introduction :

Les affrontements du mois d'Octobre 2008 ont affecté d'une manière significative les villages qui se trouvent sur la route qui mène de Goma vers Kiwanja. Ces zones ont été théâtre des affrontements, des pillages et d'un vaste mouvement des populations qui bougeaient selon l'avancé d'un coté ou de l'autre. Les camps de déplacés qui existaient dans la zone autour de Kiwanja et qui hébergeaient plus de 60.000 personnes ont été détruits et leurs habitants ont été obligés à fuir ou à rejoindre leur milieu d'origine.

03 Nov 2008 description
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Goma, DR Congo Nov. 3, 2008 - While a fragile ceasefire holds, CARE is distributing emergency supplies and providing cholera treatment for some of the thousands of people who are still taking refuge in Goma city.