PRESS RELEASE – Children who lose a parent due to Ebola are at risk of being stigmatized, isolated or abandoned, in addition to the experience of losing a loved one or primary caregiver. This group of children are particularly vulnerable and UNICEF is concerned for their wellbeing.
UNICEF to scale up Ebola response following new cases in major commercial center of Butembo in the Democratic Republic of CongoEmergencies Press releases 14 September 2018
PRESS RELEASE – UNICEF is expanding its Ebola response and deploying to Butembo a team of 11 specialists in community communication, education, psycho-social assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene to help contain the disease and avoid any further spread of the epidemic.
EBOLA – At only 13 years of age, Dieudonné has lost all his bearings, all the people that he loved and on whom he could count. The young boy does not what his future will be.
RAPPORT – En RDC, seulement 52% de la population accès à un point d’eau amélioré et 29% à des installations sanitaires améliorées. Le Programme National École et Village Assainis vise à améliorer les conditions d’accès à l’eau, l’assainissement et l’hygiène.
REPORT – Health, nutrition, water, education, emergencies, … Everything you need to know about the children and UNICEF DRC in 2017.
KASAI – As peace progressively returned to the territory, communities gradually returned to their villages. Interventions were carried out by UNICEF to support their resettlement and, at first sight, the situation seems to be restored.
EBOLA – The past weeks have been particularly stressful and demanding for all of us in the UNICEF DRC team. To contain the disease, we knew we had to be quick and efficient.
EBOLA – Since the start of the outbreak, UNICEF and partners have reached more than 300,000 people with lifesaving information about how to avoid contracting the deadly virus.
BLOG – Since the famous Tuesday 8 May 2018, in the refuge of certain buildings in the city, a race against the clock was taking its course: it was necessary to implement a response plan to contain the epidemic as rapidly as possible.
PHOTO STORY – In Kasai, more than one in ten children may die from the consequences of malnutrition. In response, UNICEF is supporting health centres to treat malnourished children.