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
- North Kivu, DRC: MSF scales up patient care activities amid growing tensions and decreased access to healthcare
- Three years on: Girls returning from conflict in DR Congo find acceptance through education
- UN Human Rights Office says credible reports suggest at least 890 killed in western DRC violence in mid-December
- New Hope with Ebola Drug Trial
- UNHCR and partners seek US$296 million for Burundi refugee crisis
- On August 1, Beni declared an outbreak of Ebola epicentred in Mangina.
- The Congolese health ministry said Wednesday the death toll in the east had reached 42 out of 66 probable and confirmed cases.
- Ebola causes serious illness including vomiting, diarrhoea and in some cases internal and external bleeding.
BENI, DR Congo
First came the war, which developed into a brutal, bloody tussle between militias who abused civilians or killed them.
Thousands of Congolese nationals fleeing fighting have arrived in Hoima District in western Uganda.
Conflict has erupted in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), security officials said.
They refugees were reportedly fleeing tribal fighting between the Bagegere and the Lendu, while others were running away from areas where UPDF soldiers were fighting ADF rebels.
A fisherman's camp was engulfed by part of a mountain after heavy rains caused a landslide.
A doctor at the nearby Tshomia Hospital, Herve Isamba, said they were treating four people injured in the landslide.
Fishing on Lake Albert is one of the main occupations in Ituri, which borders Uganda
A landslide has swept over a fishing village on the banks of a lake in the northeast Democratic Republic of Congo, killing 40 people, a regional official said Thursday.
- Mr Mame said prices on the shore have dropped from Sh180 to Sh120 per fish due to the high supply that was not met with demand due to limited market.
- Trade assessment report by Indian Ocean Commission indicates that on average, DRC imports 89,000 tonnes of fish annually to meet her domestic consumption. Most of this comes from Lake Turkana.
- An average of 15,000 kilograms of fish were consumed in Nairobi and 6,000 in Kitale last month.
By BEATRICE BII
More than 65 asylum seekers who had camped at the Kitale police station after escaping attacks by rebel groups in Congo and Burundi have been taken to the Kakuma refugee camp in Turkana.
A UNHCR agent John Bororio said the agency was searching for part of the group said to have taken a different route.
“The rebels killed my father and mother on separate days on grounds that they had defied their directive and accepted government jobs,” said Mutombo who sustained injuries during his escape.
By ZADOCK ANGIRA firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted Thursday, March 14 2013 at 03:22
Government officials from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are sneaking into the country disguising themselves as refugees to track down on their citizens who have fled the country.