Congo, Democratic Republic of

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Democratic Republic of Congo: Rise in Ebola cases leads to worst week since start of outbreak

Aid workers trying to contain spread of deadly disease face difficulties within communities

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Tuesday 25 September 2018

Save the children statement on new Ebola case in Ituri, DRC, near Ugandan border

Save the Children is concerned at the news of five new cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) confirmed over the last few days, two of which were identified in the Health Zone of Tchomia, in Ituri Province. Located on Lake Albert, Tchomia is 62 km south of the provincial capital of Bunia, close to the Uganda border, and approximately 200 kilometres from the DRC’s 10th Ebola outbreak in Beni, North Kivu.

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Friday 17 August 2018


In response to the Ebola outbreak in conflict-hit DRC, which has already claimed at least 41 lives, Save the Children is urgently deploying its Emergency Health Unit and in country team to the area. They will help trace the contacts of confirmed cases and identify people who may have the disease, before referring them to Ebola treatment centres.

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Tuesday 16 August 2016

Yellow Fever outbreak on brink of going global

The largest Yellow Fever epidemic for decades is now sweeping the Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola and could soon spread to the Americas, Asia and Europe, Save the Children is warning.

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Wednesday 24 April 2013

Malnutrition big problem in DR Congo

Blog by Jessica Bourdaire, Programme Manager in Democratic Republic of Congo

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