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25 Sep 2018 description
report CARE

Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Sept. 24, 2018) – Clashes between the national army and an armed group, which killed 18 people and injured 8 here over the weekend, have forced aid groups to suspend parts of the Ebola response, highlighting how difficult it is to contain the first outbreak of the deadly virus in a war zone.

Ebola has now claimed at least 100 lives in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Meanwhile, the total number of people infected continues to grow, reaching 150 on Monday.

07 Aug 2018 description
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Une nouvelle épidémie du virus Ebola menace environ 300 000 personnes au nord-est du Congo, notamment dans la région du Nord Kivu, alerte l’ONG CARE qui se dit très inquiète. 37 cas, dont 22 ayant entrainé la mort, ont été reportés. On craint une épidémie sans précédent, du fait de la crise humanitaire et des déplacements de populations (notamment transfrontaliers) provoqués par les violences qui ravagent cette région.

07 Aug 2018 description
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6 August 2018. CARE International is deeply concerned about a new Ebola virus outbreak in the North East of D.R.Congo, risking the lives of 300,000 Congolese. 37 cases, including 22 deaths, have been reported so far. Even though this is the tenth Ebola outbreak in the country since 1976, this time fears for an unprecedented expansion rise. “The proximity of the affected area to Uganda is highly alarming. Many people are moving between the borders on a daily basis.

12 Apr 2018 description
report CARE

Qualifiée de “tsunami humanitaire silencieux”, la situation humanitaire en RDC s’est dernièrement détériorée de manière dramatique. CARE appelle les bailleurs de fonds à augmenter de manière significative leurs engagements financiers à l’occasion de la conférence internationale qui les réunira le 13 avril à Genève. L’objectif des Nations unies est de collecter 1,68 milliard de dollars pour couvrir les besoins en 2018, près de quatre fois le montant obtenu en 2017.

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
report CARE

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
report CARE

“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.

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.