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18 Jun 2018 description
report ALIMA

Dakar/Paris, June 8 2018. The medical humanitarian organization ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) will open an Ebola treatment center equipped, for the first time, with biosecure emergency care units, in Itipo in the Equateur Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

18 Jun 2018 description
report ALIMA

Dakar/Paris, 18 juin 2018. L’organisation médicale humanitaire ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) ouvre un centre de traitement Ebola équipé pour la première fois de chambres d’urgence biosécurisées, à Itipo, dans la province de l’Equateur, en République Démocratique du Congo.

18 Jun 2018 description
report Caritas

Mbandaka, le 12 juin 2018 (caritasdev.cd) : une forte délégation du Réseau Caritas locale a effectué une mission depuis vendredi 1er juin 2018 à Bikoro et Itipo pour évaluer et lancer les travaux d’appui à la riposte contre la Maladie à Virus Ebola (MVE), dans la Province de l’Equateur.

18 Jun 2018 description
report Caritas

Kongolo, le 13 juin 2018 (caritasdev.cd) : Les déplacés et retournés ayant fui les conflits communautaires entre Twa et Bantous ainsi que les attaques des miliciens dénommés « HAPA NA PALE » et « MALAIKA » viennent de bénéficier d’une assistance humanitaire en vivres et Articles Ménagers Essentiels (AME) de la part de Caritas Kongolo. 4.777 ménages ont été servis en AME pour une valeur de 358. 275 Dollars américains et 2.453 autres ménages en vivres pour 230.582 $US.

15 Jun 2018 description

The ICC’s acquittal of Jean-Pierre Bemba comes at a critical point in DR Congo elections. President Kabila and his opponents will have to recalibrate strategies ahead of Bemba’s likely return. Outside powers should keep pressing Kabila to stand down and allow opposition candidates to participate.

14 Jun 2018 description
report Save the Children

Media Contact: Negin Janati 203.212.0044 (M)

Fairfield, Conn. (June 14, 2018) – Save the Children is deploying a team of medical workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to help raise public awareness of the deadly Ebola virus—especially among children.

Heather Kerr, Save the Children’s Country Director in DRC said: “While the DRC has successfully rooted out previous outbreaks of the disease, this one is harder to stop because it has spread to the city. Total vigilance is now required to ensure there is no spark to ignite an epidemic.

13 Jun 2018 description
interactive Minority Rights Group
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Peoples under Threat 2018: Government crackdowns on freedom of speech and political opposition now key factors in threat of mass killing and other violence

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The Peoples under Threat ranking highlights countries most at risk of genocide and mass killing. The ranking is created by compiling data on the known antecedents to genocide or mass political killing.

13 Jun 2018 description

The threat of mass killing, genocide and other violence is rising in countries where governments are resorting to repressive measures to suffocate dissent, according to new data analysis by Minority Rights Group International (MRG) and the Ceasefire Centre for Civilian Rights.

12 Jun 2018 description
report Oxfam

Oxfam provides desperately needed food in DR Congo's Ebola outbreak

Oxfam has started to provide desperately needed food to thousands of people caught up in the Ebola outbreak in Equateur province.

Oxfam is distributing rice, beans and flour, to about 4,525 people. It has already started in Mbandaka - the provincial capital - and plans to extend to rural communities. This is in addition providing clean water and working with communities to ensure they know how to protect themselves against the virus and prevent its spread.

11 Jun 2018 description
report Caritas

DRC: 4 mobile units for active TB screening delivered to PNLT by Caritas Congo Asbl. Kinshasa, le 08 juin 2018 (caritasdev.cd) : Le Secrétaire Exécutif de la Caritas Congo Asbl, Mr Boniface Nakwagelewi ata Deagbo, a remis officiellement deux Unités mobiles de dépistage actif de la tuberculose au Directeur du programme national de Lutte contre la Tuberculose (PNLT). Cette sobre cérémonie a eu lieu mardi 05 juin 2018 au Laboratoire National de référence de Mycobactéries (LNRM) de ce programme du Ministère de la Santé Publique, à Kinshasa/Lingwala.

11 Jun 2018 description
report Caritas

Kinshasa, June 8, 2018 (caritasdev.cd): The Executive Secretary of Caritas Congo Asbl, Mr Boniface Nakwagelewi ata Deagbo, officially handed over two mobile units for active TB screening to the Director of the National Tuberculosis Control Program (PNLT). This quiet ceremony took place on Tuesday, June 05, 2018 at the National Reference Laboratory of Mycobacteria (LNRM) of this program of the Ministry of Public Health, in Kinshasa / Lingwala.

08 Jun 2018 description

Contacts: Bashiru Bah, Team Lead, Bashiru.Bah@rescue.org Emily Bishop, Assessment Lead Emily.Bishop@rescue.org.
Data Collection: May 5-8, 2018, Bunia, Ituri, DRC. Multi-sector, with an emphasis on health, violence prevention and response, and economic recovery.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

07 Jun 2018 description

Democratic Republic of the Congo tops neglected crises list

African countries top the Norwegian Refugee Council's annual list of neglected displacement crises for a third year in a row.

06 Jun 2018 description
report Enough Project

Note: This op-ed originally appeared in The Daily Beast and was written by Enough Project Founding Director John Prendergast.

KYANGWALI REFUGEE CAMP, Uganda —“What I left behind is so precious, so much more important than what I am left with here,” said the 37-year-old Congolese refugee we’ll call Edward. “When I arrived in the refugee camp, I fell to the ground in grief, traumatized by all that I had lost.”

06 Jun 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Un document de HRW traite de la protection, de la mise en quarantaine et de la transparence

06 Jun 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Q & A Covers Protection, Quarantines, Transparency

(Kinshasa) – The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo should ensure human rights protections in controlling the recent Ebola outbreak, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing a question-and-answer document about the response to the virus. Since 1976, more than 800 people have died in Congo during eight previous Ebola outbreaks.

06 Jun 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

On May 8, 2018, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s health minister declared an outbreak of Ebola, the highly deadly disease that killed more than 11,000 people in West Africa between 2014 and 2016. The first cases were reported in the remote town of Bikoro, in northwestern Equateur province.

05 Jun 2018 description
report Cordaid

Until 2021, Cordaid will play a major implementing role in improving the educational system in 12 of the 26 provinces of DR Congo. As Technical Assistance Agency we will assist the DRC Education Ministry in applying a Performance-Based Financing (PBF) approach. “1350 primary schools and half a million young girls and boys will benefit from this”, says Cordaid PBF expert Paula Mommers.

04 Jun 2018 description
report Caritas

Lisala, le 30 mai 2018 (caritasdev.cd) : Grâce à un financement de 150.600 Euros obtenu de la Fondation Kindermissionswerk/Allemagne, la Caritas Lisala exécute actuellement le Projet d’alimentation en eau potable, d’hygiène et d’assainissement pour les Peuples Autochtones de la Paroisse St François Xavier de Lokalema, dans le Diocèse de Lisala /République Démocratique du Congo.