GENEVA (February 21, 2019)
DRC Humanitarian Crisis
An escalation in violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo adds to the enormous needs of one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world today, in which women are particularly at risk of rape and sexual violence.
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GENEVA (February 21, 2019) - Today the international aid organization, CARE, launched a new report highlighting the ten most underreported humanitarian crises of 2018.
Eighteen-year-old Nadej lives with her one-year-old daughter and seven-month-old son in a mud hut surrounded by farmlands in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), aid workers are confronting the tenth Ebola outbreak in the country’s history, but the first-ever in a conflict zone. The number of infected is rising at an alarming rate and at least 145 people have died since August.
BENI, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Sept.
Earlier this year, tens of thousands of Congolese risked their lives to flee their conflict-ridden country and seek refuge in Uganda. Pema* is one of them. At the time, fighting was raging in Ituri, her home province, in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Mafi* holds her newborn daughter as she puts her hand gently on her little tummy. Shortly before fleeing the Democratic Republic of Congo, four armed men raped Mafi and she became pregnant.
KINSHASA (August 6, 2018) - CARE is deeply concerned about a new Ebola virus outbreak in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo (D.R.C), risking the lives of 300,000 Congolese. 37 cases, including 22 deaths, have been reported so far.