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20 Nov 2018 description
WHO is now using IOM’s innovative Security Communications and Analysis Network (SCAAN) in DRC to support the security of its staff fighting the Ebola epidemic.
19 Nov 2018 description
report Oxfam
Campaña de Navidad #UnGranReto busca conseguir que 62.000 niñas y niños en situación de emergencia tengan agua limpia para lavarse las manos y así evitar el contagio de enfermedades mortales.
17 Nov 2018 description
The epicenter of the Ebola outbreak has moved from the small town of Mangina to the larger city of Beni, where the number of new suspected and confirmed Ebola patients has risen steadily for weeks.
08 Nov 2018 description
However, the outbreak remains dangerous and unpredictable, the UN Department of Peacekeeping and WHO said after a joint mission to assess the outbreak.
03 Nov 2018 description
This particular vaccine is being administered in DR Congo and is highly protective and has demonstrated potency against Ebola virus-Zaire in the current outbreak.
03 Nov 2018 description
Les nouveaux déplacements priveraint l’accès à la terre à près de 100 000 ménages agricoles et impacteraient le niveau de la production agricole et la consommation alimentaire des ménages.
31 Oct 2018 description
report Voice of America
At least 83 more aid workers have been killed this year. In response to the increasing threats, humanitarian organizations have tightened their security measures by keeping a low profile.
22 Oct 2018 description
Alarm bells have been ringing for quite some time in DR Congo. The increased violence and displacement puts serious pressure on the already overstretched humanitarian resources.
22 Oct 2018 description
Rwanda has increased awareness and community engagement throughout the country using different communication channels in public places such as main Roads, borders and Airports.
19 Oct 2018 description
South Sudan and neighbouring countries are working to develop and test operational readiness since the beginning of the DRC outbreak in August 2018
12 Oct 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
One month after the beginning of the school year, 80 per cent of children have returned to school in Beni and Mabalako, the two epicentres of the current Ebola outbreak in DR Congo.
11 Oct 2018 description
MSF has started testing blood samples of suspected cases in laboratories within the Ebola Treatment Centers which allows the teams to react faster to changing medical conditions of patients.
04 Oct 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch
The attacks complicate efforts to stem an Ebola outbreak that has killed 70 people since August. The risks of the outbreak worsening are heightened, with health worker access limited.
28 Sep 2018 description
The detection of an Ebola case in the Tchomia region, which is close to Lake Albert, is a major cause for concern because of the high risk of spreading to neighbouring countries.
26 Sep 2018 description
The increase in the frequency and severity of attacks by armed opposition groups threatens the progress made in reducing the number of Ebola cases in North Kivu and Ituri provinces.
21 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF and its partners have so far identified 155 children who have been orphaned or left unaccompanied as a result of the latest Ebola outbreak in the eastern DRC.
20 Sep 2018 description
Spaces for the cold chain to store the vaccine have been identified. The freezers, transportation crates, storage boxes, pallets and vaccines carriers have arrived and been installed.
20 Sep 2018 description
Civil conflicts and displacement remain the key drivers of food insecurity in East Africa and the Near East, whereas dry-weather conditions reduced cereal outputs in Southern Africa, says FAO.
14 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF is deploying to Butembo 11 specialists in communication, education, psycho-social assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene to help contain the disease.
10 Sep 2018 description
report Oxfam
New cases of Ebola in urban areas show the outbreak in the DRC is not yet under control and the next few weeks will be critical to contain the virus, Oxfam warned on Monday.