NEWS – The Governor of Ituri Province, Abadalah Penembaka, officially launched, this Tuesday November 3rd 2017 at Bunia, a multisector UNICEF project aimed to strengthen the resilience of communities affected by armed conflicts in the Nyankunde and Komanda health zones in the East of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
YOUNG REPORTER – Goma, one of the most beautiful cities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is situated at the edge of Lake Kivu. Nevertheless, the lack of water remains a problem for this city where the cholera epidemic is a reality.
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.
PRESS RELEASE – More than 1 million people have been forced from their homes by waves of violent conflict in the Greater Kasai region – making the region one of the largest displacement crises in the world for children.
BLOG – At first sight, it is on peaceful roads that we drive towards Miabi, located at 35 kilometers of Mbuji Mayi, the capital of the province of Eastern Kasai.Once arrived in Miabi, this impression of peace quickly proves misleading.
PHOTO REPORT – About 20 people, mostly children, lay under the tent, everyone in their own bed and apparently exhausted. At their bedside, men and women in white blouses wearing personal protective equipment are busy taking care of the patients. There is an emergency. It is a cholera outbreak.
EMERGENCIES – The Minister of Health declared the end of the Ebola epidemic in DRC. Find all the latest information.
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.
NEWS – Health, nutrition, water, education, emergencies, … Everything you need to know about the children and UNICEF DRC in 2016.
PHOTO REPORT – Follow our photograph on the banks of Lake Tanganyika, the epicentre of the cholera epidemic which is raging more than ever in the Democratic Republic of Congo. An exclusive report.