Democratic Republic of the Congo

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The Democratic Republic of Congo Fighting between government forces and Mai-Mai militias in the Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of Congo has caused thousands of people to flee their homes. MSF outreach activities to the surrounding area have been affected by the fighting. Haiti A lack...
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Dr Susanna Ericsson is currently working for Médecins Sans Frontières in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ongoing fighting between government forces and Mai-Mai militias in Katanga province has caused thousands of people to flee into the surrounding bush in fear of their lives. The medical...
Fighting between government forces and Mai-Mai militias in the Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of Congo has caused thousands of people to flee their homes and hundreds to seek refuge at the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Shamwana. For the past few weeks, around 500 people...
65,082 children, aged 6 months to 15 years, in the region of Bunyakiri (in South Kivu, DRC) have been vaccinated against measles by MSF teams in the last month. The campaign had to be briefly suspended in the north of the region due to the volatile situation of security in the area where several...
As tensions increase between government forces and Mai-Mai militias in the Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls on all parties to avoid harming civilians who have fled into the surrounding bush in their thousands. The exact extent of the...
In December, MSF treated 95 cases of sexual violence at the Mugunga III displaced persons’ camp. MSF denounces the lack of action on the part of those responsible for protecting civilians and the poor security conditions in the Goma camps. Between December 3, 2012 and January 5, 2013, the MSF team...
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As a rebel advance reaches the outskirts of Goma, the provincial capital of North Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, tens of thousands of people have fled the fighting leaving villages and displaced persons camps empty. “The atmosphere in the city is tense, people are worried” said...
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