Democratic Republic of the CongoOngoing
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
- Briefing: Problems multiply in Congo’s Kasaï
- New measures and strong partnership having positive impact on Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
- République Démocratique du Congo : Perspectives sur la sécurité alimentaire - octobre 2018 à mai 2019
- Kasai, DRC: MSF treats 2600 survivors of sexual violence between May 2017 and September 2018
- UNICEF DR Congo Ebola Situation Report North Kivu and Ituri - 5 November 2018
En République démocratique du Congo, les violences sexuelles sont utilisées comme armes de guerre. Les femmes qui en sont victimes font preuve d’un immense courage pour se reconstruire. CARE les accompagne, mène des projets de prévention et leur apporte un soutien médical et psychosocial afin qu’elles démarrent une nouvelle vie.
Violences sexuelles : armes de guerre dévastatrices
Pour la seconde année, l’ONG CARE publie un rapport recensant les dix crises humanitaires les moins relayées par les médias. Sept des dix pays cités dans le premier rapport « Souffrir en silence », y figurent cette année encore. CARE dénonce l’inaction des hommes politiques qui négligent délibérément ces crises humanitaires.
"Ce n’est pas parce que ces crises ne font pas la une des médias que nous devons les oublier"
Geneva, January 22, 2018 - Today the international aid organization CARE launched a new report highlighting 2017's ten most under-reported humanitarian crises. The report, "Suffering in Silence", found that the humanitarian situation in North Korea received the least media attention globally. While much media focus has been on nuclear brinkmanship, the humanitarian situation has been overlooked. Other crises that rarely made the headlines were Eritrea, Burundi, Sudan, Central African Republic, DRC, Mali, Lake Chad Basin (Niger, Cameroon, Chad), Vietnam and Peru.
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.
Survey in Lac Vert camp shows women and girls feel unsafe / Survivors of sexual violence express need for psychosocial and economic support
Goma, Dec. 13, 2012. In light of the recent escalation of violence between the Congolese army and armed groups in and around Goma, CARE International expresses its deep concern about the protection of displaced people, particularly women and girls, in the camps that sprung up around the provincial capital
For Matipaka, the last 16 years have been a struggle. For 14 of those years she had to care for her children while her husband, an army battalion commander, was away fighting. “When he was a soldier I was left alone to take care of the children. Often six or nine months would pass when we didn’t see each other. The longest we spent apart was one year.”
During these years Matipaka would survive by finding work where she could and eventually she had to sell the one asset the family owned. “We had 7 goats before he left but I sold them one by one just to survive.”