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29 Apr 2015 description

Overview

In the Central Africa Region, the year 2014 was marked significant displacement of people in the Central African Republic (CAR), following continuous acts of violence and political instability. Most of these refugees and migrants moved into Cameroon, Republic of Congo (RoC), and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), while some internally displaced persons (IDPs) were identified and supported by the IFRC and the CAR Red Cross in CAR.

25 Sep 2012 description

This report covers the period 1 January 2012 to 30 June 2012.

Overview

30 May 2012 description

Period covered by this Ops Update: 26 March to 27 April, 2012.

Appeal target (current): CHF 1,238,922.

Appeal coverage: ~65%, not including the DREF; including recent ECHO contribution for this operation. In addition, the Congolese Red Cross has received bilateral contributions from several donors in kind and cash.

26 May 2012 description

Introduction

In this issue, a general overview of outbreaks that occurred within the WHO African Region between January and April 2012 is provided as well as a summary of ongoing outbreaks as reported by the Member States.

02 Apr 2012 description
report IRIN

BRAZZAVILLE, 2 April 2012 (IRIN) - A cholera outbreak is adding to the woes of thousands of people displaced by a huge munitions blast in the Congolese capital Brazzaville about a month ago, say officials.

“We have 10 confirmed cases of cholera,” Youssouf Gamatié, the UN World Health Organization’s representative in Congo, told IRIN.

Poor hygiene and sanitation conditions in the sites for the displaced as well as ongoing rains have helped spread the disease, which is affecting all age groups, added Gamatié.

14 Mar 2012 description

Catastrophe de Brazzaville : les partenaires humanitaires de la RDC impliqués dans la réponse

  • Suite à l’explosion le 4 mars du Dépôt Central des Armements et des Munitions (DCAM), à Mpila, au nord de Brazzaville, les partenaires humanitaires en République Démocratique du Congo se sont mobilisés pour apporter leur assistance aux victimes de cette catastrophe qui a fait environ 240 morts, 3 000 blessés et près de 15 000 personnes sans abris.