One of the particularities of this outbreak is that it includes a major city, Mbandaka that has more than one million inhabitants. More than ever, we need to act quickly and efficiently to avoid the Ebola-disease to spread. We are fighting against time.
UNICEF mobilizing hundreds of community workers to fight Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo18 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.
PHOTO STORY – Thousands of children in Kasaï have been associated with militias and experienced atrocities. Children are being used by militias in combat to fight and kill, and as human shields.
KASAI – Friday 15th December 2017 was the start of the holidays at the Musue Bionso Primary School in Mulombela, a village situated 20km from Kananga. he students and teachers did not know then that they would not be able to return to the classroom after the holidays.
Ebola epidemic in the Equateur province: the Minister of Public Health visits affected zones, accompanied by the Representatives of WHO and UNICEF14 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 Congo11 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 epidemic11 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.
TESTIMONY – “At the end of my studies, I want to become an architect engineer. I wish to contribute to the modernization of the town of Kananga where the majority of the buildings date back to the colonial era”