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23 Jan 2018 description

DRC

The security and humanitarian situation in Kinshasa province continues to deteriorate. On 21 January anti-Kabila demonstrations in the capital resulted in 6 deaths, 65 injured, and some 250 people were arrested.

Cholera cases continue to rise in the province following heavy rainfall since early January: 346 cases and 11 deaths were reported in the two first weeks of 2018.

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22 Jan 2018 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Heavy rains began pouring in Kinshasa province during the night of 3 to 4 January 2018, and continued until 7 January. The water levels of the 5 Rivers2 that cross Kinshasa province rose abnormally and the waters flew out of the river beds, causing flooding, landslide and silting in nine (9) communes of Kinshasa, namely Galiema, Bandalungwa, Selembao, Masina, Limete, Kalamu, Bumbu, Kimbaseke and Ndjili.

08 Jan 2018 description
  • Heavy rain has been affecting several areas of Kinshasa city (Democratic Republic of Congo) over the past few days causing rivers to overflow, casualties and damages.

  • According to local media, as of 8 January, at least 37 people have been killed in shanty towns in the Capital Kinshasa due to floods and mudslides.

  • Over the next 24 hours moderate to light rain may continue to affect the already affected areas of the country.