Children have been killed, maimed and used in combat and at least 850,000 displaced. Children cannot access health services due to the fighting and thousands have been denied education because their schools were destroyed, looted or robbed of teachers.
ACTU – In April 2017, DRC registered a new polio case in penegorie village in the Kunda Health Zone, Maniema province. Deo, a motorbike repairer has engaged in the fight against the disease as a social mobiliser for the interest of children.
TESTIMONY – I breastfed my baby exclusively for the first six months and I’m very happy about it. I wasn’t always supported in this process. I had to rely on myself to succeed.
NEWS – A truck can improve children’s health! UNICEF has just made a 16 ton truck available so that vulnerable populations in the remote health regions of North Kivu can have better access to medication and other medical supplies.
PHOTO REPORT – More than 20,000 child soldiers have been freed from armed forces and groups in the DRC over the last 10 years. Discover the story, doubt and certainties of former Kasai child soldiers.
EMERGENCIES – UNICEF and WFP, in partnership with non-governmental organisations, completed a cash transfer operation that addresses the priority needs of 92,000 vulnerable persons affected by the armed conflicts in Eastern DRC.
SITUATION REPORT – Latest updates about the crisis in the Kasai region. Find the highlights and situation overview and the latest key figures.
The ” fairs ” approach offers the displaced families the opportunity to freely buy the essentials they need most in emergency contexts
BLOG – My phone rings. It’s 10:30 pm. When I see it’s UNICEF Representative ai in the DRC, I know there’s a disaster. Indeed: there’s Ebola in Likati.
Child labour in the DRC remains a pressing issue. Five youths from Goma (east of DR Congo), denounce the exploitations and abuses they suffered.