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05 Dec 2008 description

    North Kivu:

    Relief supplies for Concern, World Vision and WFP were released on 27 November from the UNHRD Depot in Dubai. The goods were transported by air to Kigali (Rwanda) on 28 November and reached the Rwandan borders on 2 December. The aircraft was chartered by Irish Aid and WFP has paid on a pro-rata basis for its cargo.

    Province Orientale:

    As part of the Logistics set up of the Dungu air bridge operation for the provision of humanitarian assistance, two WFP 13-ton trucks were transported on 2 and 3 December from Bunia to Dungu on MI-26 helicopters.

13 Oct 2006 description

A. Non-MONUC Personnel
The Civil Afffairs Section (CAS) facilitated the transportion of 739 Non-MONUC personnel during the month of September 2006. This figure includes 41% requests from UN agencies, 28% from International Organizations, 12% from Local NGOs, 8% from Government institutions, 3% medical cases and 1.5% from donors.

27 Sep 2006 description


One C206 operated by MAF has been withdrawn from the schedules. The NGO now operates with three CESSNA 206/207 and one C208.

UN WFP humanitarian air service (HAS)

WFP - HAS operates a CESSNA CARAVAN and a BEECH 1900D. The Caravan flies out of Lubumbashi to North Katanga (Pweto, Dubie, Malemba Nkulu, Sampwe, Mitwaba, Kamina, Moba, and Kalemie) according to a published schedule, the aircraft can be chartered upon request on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The Beech craft connects Kinshasa to Equateur localities (Mbandaka, Boende)on Mondays and Fridays.

22 Aug 2006 description

Reuteurs agency is reporting tree days of fightings in Congo's capital Kinshasa after the announcement of the results of historic elections. Violence started on Sunday when officials announced that a presidential election run-off will be held in October between Kabila and one of his vice presidents , Jean-Pierre Bemba. In the first round vote Kabila gained 44.81 percent of votes while Bemba had 20.03 percent.

24 Jul 2006 description

The DRC is a country with an extensive rivers network which is of paramount importance for transportation. Therefore, roads, since colonial times, and continuing into the late 1970's have been subordinated as a transport means to the river-railroad system and no comprehensive network of highways exists between the main urban centers. Nowadays, the road network of the pre-war period is no more existent.

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24 Jul 2006 description


La RDC possède un important réseau de fleuves et rivières qui sont d'une importance capitale pour le transport, par conséquent, les routes ont toujours été depuis la période coloniale subordonnées au transport fluvial et ferroviaire. Le réseau routier demeure provincial et il n'existe pas de voies reliant les différents centres urbains du pays.

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