Japan allocates 700,000 USD to UNICEF for the response to the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Japan allocates 700,000 USD to UNICEF for the response to the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo

20 June 2018 No Comments on Japan allocates 700,000 USD to UNICEF for the response to the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo

PRESS RELEASE – In response to the Ebola crisis that has impacted the DRC, the Government of Japan is allocating 700,000 USD to UNICEF. The funds will be used to support activities in the area of community communication and psycho-social assistance to affected families.

More than 300,000 people reached with awareness-raising campaign to contain deadly Ebola outbreak in DRC

More than 300,000 people reached with awareness-raising campaign to contain deadly Ebola outbreak in DRC

5 June 2018 No Comments on More than 300,000 people reached with awareness-raising campaign to contain deadly Ebola outbreak in DRC

PRESS RELEASE – Information and social mobilization are key to containing Ebola. Active involvement of local communities is essential in sharing information about how to stay safe, and that will ultimately help to stop the spread of the disease.

Ms Gufran Al-Nadaf, Swedish Ambassador for Children and Armed Conflict gets into a dialogue with children during her visit in the DRC

Ms Gufran Al-Nadaf, Swedish Ambassador for Children and Armed Conflict gets into a dialogue with children during her visit in the DRC

24 May 2018 No Comments on Ms Gufran Al-Nadaf, Swedish Ambassador for Children and Armed Conflict gets into a dialogue with children during her visit in the DRC

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 Congo

UNICEF mobilizing hundreds of community workers to fight Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo

18 May 2018 No Comments on UNICEF mobilizing hundreds of community workers to fight Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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.

Ebola epidemic in the Equateur province: the Minister of Public Health visits affected zones, accompanied by the Representatives of WHO and UNICEF

Ebola epidemic in the Equateur province: the Minister of Public Health visits affected zones, accompanied by the Representatives of WHO and UNICEF

14 May 2018 No Comments on Ebola epidemic in the Equateur province: the Minister of Public Health visits affected zones, accompanied by the Representatives of WHO and UNICEF

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.

770,000 children under five suffering from acute malnutrition in Kasai region of Democratic Republic of the Congo

770,000 children under five suffering from acute malnutrition in Kasai region of Democratic Republic of the Congo

11 May 2018 No Comments on 770,000 children under five suffering from acute malnutrition in Kasai region of Democratic Republic of the Congo

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.