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10 Jul 2017 description

Goma, July 3rd, 2017 - The North Kivu Civil Protection Service has organized a simulation exercise involving about 2, 000 families and constituting over 11, 000 persons on Monday 03 of July in Goma to evacuate the population in the event of a volcanic eruption of the two volcanoes of Nyiragongo and Nyamuligira .

This simulation exercise is part of the assessment of the contingency plan developed and adopted by the government at the national level. It was executed with the support of MONUSCO, the World Bank, OCHA, WFP and government.

13 Mar 2017 description

Le Cluster Logistique en RDC a participé, du 02 au 03 mars 2017 à Goma, à l’Atelier multisectoriel sur la validation du plan d’organisation de secours en cas d’éruption du volcan Nyiragongo à Goma. Ce plan est piloté par le Gouvernement provincial du Nord Kivu. Au cours de cet atelier, le Cluster Logistique, parmi d’autres clusters (CCCM, Secal, Education, AME Abris, Wash et Protection), a présenté sa contribution dans ce plan de réponse.

21 Oct 2015 description
report World Bank


  • À Goma, la capitale du Nord Kivu, région minée par des années de conflit, l’espoir renaît et l’activité économique reprend

  • Des travaux de modernisation de l’aéroport de Goma et de réhabilitation de la piste d’atterrissage sont en cours

  • Les avions gros porteurs pourront bientôt atterrir à Goma et désenclaver la région

11 Aug 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Goma, République Démocratique du Congo, 28 juillet 2015

En 2002, une éruption du volcan Nyiragongo avait détruit 13% de la ville de Goma et du territoire de Nyiragongo, à l’Est de la RDC.

Goma se trouve non loin de la région volcanique des Virunga, localisée entre le lac Kivu et les volcans Nyiragongo et Nyamulagira qui, lui, entre en éruption presque chaque année.

11 Aug 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, 28th July 2015 – In 2002, an eruption of the Nyiragongo volcano destroyed 13% of the town of Goma and the Nyiragongo territory, to the East of the DRC.

Goma is not far from the Virunga volcanic region, located between Lake Kivu and the volcanoes Nyiragongo and Nyamulagira, the latter of which erupts nearly every year.

10 Aug 2015 description
report Caritas

Goma, le 10 août 2015 (caritasdev.cd) – Le professeur Dieudonné Wafula, responsable scientifique de l’Observatoire volcanique de Goma (OVG), dans l’est de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC), avertit que le séisme du 7 août dernier – ressenti dans trois pays – « aura indéniablement des conséquences sur les volcans de la région ».

27 Jul 2015 description


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.

17 Mar 2015 description
report Radio Okapi

Le conseil d’administration de la Banque mondiale (BM) a octroyé à la RDC un don de 52 millions de dollars américains pour à améliorer la sureté, la sécurité et le fonctionnement de l’aéroport de Goma (Nord-Kivu). Les administrateurs du groupe de la Banque mondiale ont pris cette décision au cours de leur réunion du lundi 16 mars. Ces fonds devront server à remettre ce site à niveau après le désastre de l’éruption du volcan Nyiragongo en 2002.

03 Feb 2015 description

Snapshot 28 January – 3 February 2015

DRC: 30,000 refugees have fled CAR for Equateur province since December. In North Kivu, 18,000 new IDPs need humanitarian assistance; another 21,000 are in need in South Kivu. Nationwide, food security is worsening: over one-third of territories are in Crisis or Emergency phases.

20 Jan 2015 description

Snapshot 14–20 January

Cameroon: 50,000 people are estimated displaced due to the recent increase in Boko Haram (BH) attacks in the northern regions. In the past week, an attack on a military base in Kolofata resulted in 143 BH killed, subsequently, BH kidnapped 80 people from one village – with three killed and 24 later released. The conflict has escalated regionally, with Chad pledging military support in Cameroon’s fight against Boko Haram.

16 Dec 2014 description

Snapshot 10–16 December

Iraq: 700,000 IDPs, mostly in Dahuk and Anbar governorates, are living in shelters that are not adapted for winter temperatures. 945,000 IDPs are in dire need of kerosene for heating.

Afghanistan: Kabul has been hit by at least 12 suicide attacks since early November, with more attacks also carried out elsewhere, fuelling concerns about the protection of civilians.

09 Dec 2014 description


  • Les taux d’infection d’Ebola ralentissent au Liberia et se stabilisent en Guinée mais continuent d’augmenter en Sierra Leone. De nouveaux cas enregistrés dans la capitale du Mali, Bamako.

  • 700 000 PDI enregistrés au nordest du Nigeria, dans les états d’Adamawa, Borno, et Yobe.

  • En trois jours consécutifs, près de 15 000 personnes fuient le Nigeria pour se réfugier à Diffa, Niger, suite à l’attaque d’une ville à la frontière.

09 Dec 2014 description


  • Ebola infection rates slowing down in Liberia, leveling-off in Guinea, increasing in Sierra Leone. New cases reported in the Malian capital, Bamako.

  • 700,000 IDPs registered in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states in Northeast Nigeria.

  • Nearly 15,000 people fleeing Nigeria for Diffa, Niger, in three days after border town attack.

  • Over USD$11 million of humanitarian goods lost in Burkina Faso.

  • 1,000 people evacuated after volcano eruption in Cabo Verde.

25 Nov 2014 description

Pakistan: Drought conditions in Sindh have affected nearly 1.7 million people; nearly 500 have died in Tharparkar, including 296 children. In FATA, the number of people displaced by the military’s operation Khyber One in the Tirah Valley has grown to 440,000 people, adding to 993,000 displaced by operations in North Waziristan.

Liberia: Two million children are thought to be affected by the consequences of the Ebola epidemic. High levels of unemployment are affecting income: 70% of households in a recent survey said they do not have enough money to afford food.

11 Nov 2014 description

Snapshot 5–11 November

Central African Republic: About 20,000 displaced people are seeking refuge in isolated rural areas in Ouham province following the arrival of armed groups in Boguila, Kouki and Nana Bakassa on 25 October. Nearly 1,000 people have been displaced since July in Bambari following violence in Batobadja and Matchika, and 4,000 have been displaced since January to Berberati town in Mambere province.

05 Nov 2014 description

Snapshot 29 October – 4 November

Yemen: As a government was agreed by Houthi and other opposition parties, the Southern Movement announced a merger to represent all southerners in the campaign for independence. Houthi insurgents attacked the Sunni opposition Al Islah party headquarters in Ibb, while Al Qaeda killed 18 Yemeni troops during an attack in Hudaydah.

28 Oct 2014 description

Central African Republic: In Ouaka prefecture, fighting among rival militias persists. Attacks on a number locations, including Bambari, have left dozens of people dead, and civilians have been executed. 3,000 people remain displaced from Bangui after violence began in the middle of the month.

21 Oct 2014 description

DRC: A resurgence of ADF-NALU attacks in North Kivu are thought to have displaced 100,000 people, and killed at least 80. In South Kivu, there has been a significant increase in IDPs, mainly due to insecurity in Shabunda and Fizi territories. 7.3 million people across the country are estimated to be food insecure.