Tag Archives: DRC

08 January 20

DRC: Measles kills more than 6,000 in world’s worst outbreak

More than 6,000 people have been killed by the measles outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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31 December 19

Civilians hacked to death by rebels in eastern DRC

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say rebel fighters have killed at least 23 civilians in the east of the country.

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30 December 19

DRC: Doctors Without Borders quits Ebola operations in eastern town

Medical aid organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has ceased operations in the eastern town of Biakato in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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27 December 19

MSF: Urgent resources needed to tackle world’s largest measles epidemic in the DRC

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has warned that urgent resources are needed to tackle the world’s largest measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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17 December 19

DRC: At least 22 killed by ADF fighters in eastern DR Congo

At least 22 people were killed on Saturday by rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), officials say.

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03 December 19

DRC: EU allocates €50 million to fight Ebola and malnutrition

The European Union (EU) has allocated €50 million to help fight the spread of Ebola and malnutrition in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

30 November 19

UN: Violence in eastern DRC creating new humanitarian crisis

The United Nations says increasing violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is creating a new humanitarian crisis in an area already grappling with the second-largest Ebola outbreak in history.

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27 November 19

DRC: Protesters target UN facilities over rebel attacks

Protesters in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) targeted UN facilities on Tuesday as anger mounts over rebel attacks against civilians.

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25 November 19

DRC: At least 27 killed as plane crashes into residential homes

At least 27 people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) city of Goma after a plane crashed into a residential area in the busy city.

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19 November 19

DRC: Several civilians killed by rebel fighters

At least 15 people were killed by suspected rebel fighters in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), local officials said on Saturday.

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