Key Statistics

 Main key statistic on the situation of DRC’s children.

In this section you will find essential data to better apprehend the context, the progresses that have been made ​​and the way forward to ensure that all children’s rights are respected in the DRC.

 

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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.