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09 Feb 2018 description

Marylène Seguy | Goma, le 8 février 2018 – La Mission de l’ONU pour la stabilisation en RDC (MONUSCO) a remis jeudi 8 février 18 panneaux solaires et 24 batteries à l’Observatoire volcanologique de Goma. Selon Daniel Ruiz, chef de bureau de la MONUSCO à Goma, ce don permettra notamment d’augmenter le niveau de sécurité de la population via les alertes précoces quant à l’activité sismique dans cette zone. Coût du projet : 51.346 dollars américains, dont la quasi-totalité financée par la MONUSCO.

21 Oct 2015 description
report World Bank

LES POINTS MARQUANTS

  • À Goma, la capitale du Nord Kivu, région minée par des années de conflit, l’espoir renaît et l’activité économique reprend

  • Des travaux de modernisation de l’aéroport de Goma et de réhabilitation de la piste d’atterrissage sont en cours

  • Les avions gros porteurs pourront bientôt atterrir à Goma et désenclaver la région

27 Jul 2015 description

Summary

Persons with disabilities often experience discrimination and exclusion, despite the adoption of an increasingly rights-based approach to humanitarian assistance. The past three decades have witnessed a growing awareness of disability issues and the emergence and spread of disabled people’s organisations.

The growing awareness must be accompanied by practical measures to identify and reduce the barriers faced by persons with disabilities in an emergency situation.

17 Mar 2015 description
report Radio Okapi

Le conseil d’administration de la Banque mondiale (BM) a octroyé à la RDC un don de 52 millions de dollars américains pour à améliorer la sureté, la sécurité et le fonctionnement de l’aéroport de Goma (Nord-Kivu). Les administrateurs du groupe de la Banque mondiale ont pris cette décision au cours de leur réunion du lundi 16 mars. Ces fonds devront server à remettre ce site à niveau après le désastre de l’éruption du volcan Nyiragongo en 2002.

02 Apr 2014 description

The fourth edition of ‘Shelter Projects’, is launched at a time when shelter is more relevant than ever as an instrument of humanitarian response. The case studies in this edition reflect the on-going challenges posed by responses to complex emergencies such as Haiti and Pakistan as well as new challenges derived from unprecedented level of population displacement in Africa, Asia and in the Middle East.

13 Dec 2008 description
report Radio Okapi

Nord Kivu | 13 Décembre 2008 à 10:00:37

Le directeur en charge des affaires de l'ONU, au ministère des Affaires étrangères de l'Allemagne, est en séjour en RDC.

10 Jan 2008 description
report Oxford Analytica

SUBJECT: Natural disaster preparedness in East Africa and the Great Lakes.

SIGNIFICANCE: Over the past 20 years, greater responsibility has been placed upon national governments for disaster planning, and mitigation, in their own territories.  However, recent disaster episodes in the region suggest that its governments are some way from meeting their obligations.

08 Feb 2005 description

Researched, written and published by the Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI

Paul Harvey

29 Oct 2004 description

Gabriela Litre et Charles Ntiryica/MONUC

Poupées, tissus colorés, pots en céramique. Dans les modestes installations en bois de l'Ecole des Métiers Baraza La Wamama Tupendane, une quarantaine de femmes (pygmées souffrant la discrimination, victimes du volcan Nyiragongo ou autres ) ont transformé leur chagrin en oeuvres d'art. Pendant leurs temps libres, elles apprennent aussi à lire et à écrire.

25 Aug 2004 description

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations]

28 May 2004 description


This report includes:
(A) Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan

(B) East and Central Africa: East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) Djibouti, (3) DR Congo, (4) Eritrea, (5) Ethiopia, (6) Kenya, (7) Rwanda, (8) Sudan, (9) Uganda

(C) West Africa: (1) Chad, (2) Liberia, (3) Cote d'Ivoire

(D) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Angola, (3) Lesotho, (4) Madagascar, (5) Malawi, (6) Mozambique, (7) Swaziland, (8) Zambia, (9) Zimbabwe

(E) Asia: (1) DPR Korea, (2) Myanmar

19 Apr 2004 description

Relief & Rehabilitation in North Kivu & Oriental Provinces
Appeal Target: US$ 1,486,969

29 Sep 2003 description

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, older people and their families are trying to rebuild their lives. A new government is being formed after almost five years of war in which human rights agencies estimate more than three million people died.

20 Jun 2003 description


This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq, (2) Iran, (3) Afghanistan

B) East and Central Africa: (1) Republic of Congo, (2) DR Congo, (3) Burundi, (4) Uganda, (5) Tanzania, (6) Eritrea, (7) Ethiopia, (8) Somalia

C) West Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Côte d'Ivoire, (3) Sierra Leone, (4) Guinea, (5) Mauritania

D) Southern Africa: (1) Madagascar, (2) Lesotho, (3) Swaziland, (4) Mozambique, (5) Tanzania, (6) Malawi, (7) Zimbabwe, (8) Zambia, (9) Angola, (10) Namibia

E) Asia: (1) DPR Korea

15 May 2003 description

GOMA, 15 May (IRIN) - A senior volcanologist has warned of adverse effects of volcanic ash on both human health and agriculture in the region surrounding Mt Nyiragongo, an active volcano located 10 km north of the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

07 May 2003 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 178 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org