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
- DR Congo - 2018 Ebola Outbreak in North Kivu Province (September 17, 2018 update)
- UNICEF DR Congo Ebola Situation Report North Kivu and Ituri - 17 September 2018
- UNHCR Global Report 2017: Africa Regional Summaries
- Ebola strikes big city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and WHO scales up response to new threat
- UNICEF to scale up Ebola response following new cases in major commercial center of Butembo in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Bringing together the views of more than 100,000 people, the Peace Perceptions Poll sought to answer questions around how people experience and respond to violent conflict, and and how they think their government should respond to conflict.
More countries are experiencing violent conflict now than at any time in the past 30 years. People have been displaced from their homes at a rate not seen since the Second World War. The cost of conflict is currently estimated at US$1.04 trillion a year.
The crisis in the Kasais region of the Democratic Republic of Congo is first and foremost a child protection crisis, one of the worst in the world. Children make up more than two million of the 3.8 million people in need of humanitarian assistance and protection across the region.
Humanitarian emergencies can have catastrophic effects on children, exacerbating existing forms of violence and making them more vulnerable to exploitation, including being recruited into armed forces or armed groups, being sexually abused and being trafficked.
In August, 52,637 eligible refugees and asylum-seekers (25,006 households) received cash assistance in Greece, in 95 locations.
Endorsed by: Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA); AVSI; BRAC; CARE; Danish Refugee Council (DRC); Finn Church Aid (FCA); Food for the Hungry; Humanity & Inclusion; Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC); Oxfam; Plan; Save the Children; VSO; War Child Holland; Windle International Uganda; World Vision; ZOA
The launch of Uganda's new Education Response Plan for Refugees and Host Communities (ERP) is an opportunity to ensure a better future for hundreds of thousands of children.
Returning to your place of origin is the ultimate goal for people who have lived in displacement. But what happens when you return to less than you had before?
"I have nothing. I left with one piece of cloth — it is the cloth I'm wearing now," says Marie Bakumba, a 70-year-old woman from Mbulungu, a village in the southern Congolese province of Kasai.
The Government of Uganda, Partners in Development, UN agencies and NGOs, today launch a new Plan that if funded will provide quality education for hundreds of thousands of refugee and host community children in Uganda.
Nurse Patient Muhindo Kamavu was one of four experienced Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) health workers who were the first on the ground, alongside the Congolese Ministry of Health, to respond to the Ebola outbreak declared on August 1 in Mangina, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Around 1.4 million refugees are currently living in 30 settlements in Uganda. Many of them have fled conflict or abuse in South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Burundi.
For several months, MapAction has been working with humanitarian research project REACH and other humanitarian organisations in Uganda to help understand the needs of this large and diverse population of displaced people so that they get the help they need.
Que feriez-vous dans cette situation ? Votre enfant a faim, mais vos réserves de nourriture sont épuisées. Votre enfant a perdu du poids et souffre de diarrhée - vous savez que vous devez l’emmener au centre de santé le plus proche, mais tous ceux de la région ont fermé. Sans soin, votre enfant risque de mourir.
East Africa worst hit by internal displacement in first half of 2018
Geneva, 12 September 2018 - Latest figures from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) reveal that millions of people across the world have become displaced inside their own country since January. Worldwide, there were 5.2 million new internal displacements associated with conflict and violence in the first half of 2018, based on the analysis of data from the 10 worst-affected countries.
Les nouveaux cas d’Ebola constatés dans des centres urbains au cours des derniers jours montrent bien que la flambée du virus en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) n’est toujours pas maîtrisée et que les semaines à venir seront cruciales pour endiguer le virus.
New cases in urban areas mean virus remains a threat
New cases of Ebola found in urban areas over the last few days show the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is not yet under control and the next few weeks will be critical to contain the virus, Oxfam warned today.
3 septembre 2018, 19:31 UTC
Le 3 septembre, au moins 23 manifestants pacifiques ont été blessés, dont six grièvement, en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) et 89 autres ont été arrêtés dans la capitale, Kinshasa, ainsi qu’à Goma, Lubumbashi, Bukavu, Mbandaka, Mbuji-Mayi et Tshikapa lorsque la police a dispersé violemment des rassemblements pacifiques contre l’utilisation d’un système de vote électronique pour les élections prévues le 23 décembre.
• Hunger on the rise in world’s most brutal war zones
• 2 in 3 infants with life-threatening malnutrition set to go untreated this year
• Alarming shortfalls in funding for conflict zones; spike in obstructions to delivery of humanitarian aid
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LONDON, Sept 10 – More than half a million children in conflict zones could die from extreme hunger before the end of the year, new research by Save the Children shows.
NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 7, 2018—In its first month of responding to the Ebola outbreak in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has treated 65 people with the virus—more than 80 percent of the total number of confirmed patients hospitalized in the region’s Ebola Treatment Centers so far.