PRESS RELEASE – Children continue to be at risk and are affected by the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), making it essential that their health and wellbeing are prioritized in the response.
Ms Gufran Al-Nadaf, Swedish Ambassador for Children and Armed Conflict gets into a dialogue with children during her visit in the DRCEmergencies Press releases 24 May 2018
PRESS RELEASE – In order to get a better understanding of the impact of the armed conflict on children in the DRC and to strengthen her advocacy work, the Ambassador has met with children who were directly involved in fighting as well as with children whose communities are impacted.
UNICEF mobilizing hundreds of community workers to fight Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of CongoEmergencies Press releases 18 May 2018
PRESS RELEASE – Scaling up in response to the Ebola outbreak in the DRC, UNICEF, with the DRC Government and partners, is mobilizing hundreds of community workers to raise awareness among children and families of how to protect themselves against the disease.
EMERGENCIES – Find all the latest information about the Ebola outbreak in the Equateur Province and the response of the Government, UNICEF and their partners to control the outbreak.
Ebola epidemic in the Equateur province: the Minister of Public Health visits affected zones, accompanied by the Representatives of WHO and UNICEFEmergencies Press releases 14 May 2018
PRESS RELEASE – In order to coordinate the response to the Ebola virus disease epidemic declared on 8 May 2018, the Minister of Public Health of the DRC visited Mbandaka and the Bikoro health zone today. He was accompanied by Representatives of WHO and UNICEF.
EMERGENCIES – Find all the latest information about the Ebola outbreak in the Bikoro health zone and the response of the Government, UNICEF and their partners to control the outbreak.
770,000 children under five suffering from acute malnutrition in Kasai region of Democratic Republic of the CongoEmergencies Press releases 11 May 2018
PRESS RELEASE – At least half of all children under five years of age in the Kasai region – or 770,000 – are suffering from acute malnutrition, including 400,000 children who are severely malnourished and at risk of death.
Ebola in the DRC: UNICEF provides technical expertise and supplies to support the Government in fighting the epidemicEmergencies Press releases 11 May 2018
PRESS RELEASE – Following the announcement by the Government of the DRC on May 8 of a new outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease in Equateur Province, UNICEF mobilizes its teams to help contain the spread of the disease.
PRESS RELEASE – Each year, 96,000 children die before reaching the age of one month in the Democratic Republic of Congo. UNICEF is launching a global campaign to save newborns.
PRESS RELEASE – Interethnic violence has ravaged the Ituri Province since December, generating significant population movements within the Province, and toward neighbouring Uganda.