Democratic Republic of the Congo

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The conflict in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has worsened to such an extent that Congolese staff working for the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in North Kivu province now fear for their safety. Most of the Congolese health workers and support staff employed by MSF in Pinga have...
MSF is trying to limit the spread of an Ebola outbreak declared in north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). A retrospective investigation of the suspected cases shows that 31 people have died since the outbreak started in May. Only 16 cases are laboratory confirmed. The epicentre of...
MSF expands emergency medical programmes in response Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has expanded its emergency medical programmes in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in response to increasing humanitarian needs in the region. “We’re witnessing ongoing mass population movements...
An emergency team from MSF continues to battle an outbreak of Ebola in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in which 14 people have died. Two people are admitted to the hospital in Isiro, in DRC’s Orientale province, which is the epicentre of the outbreak. The fact that there have been...
An emergency team from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is responding to an outbreak of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Isiro, northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). MSF’s team is implementing safety measures at the Ebola treatment centre in Isiro to contain the virus. So far there have been...
An outbreak of malaria has struck several regions of Orientale Province in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo. In early June, MSF sent an emergency team into the Ganga-Dingila health region, home to approximately 118,000 people living in isolated, hard-to-reach communities lacking access to...
Thousands at risk of violence and malaria (18 July 2012) Heavy fighting over the last few days in Walikale, a town in the troubled North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has forced Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to suspend its medical activities despite the area being in the...
Since May, more than 25,000 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have crossed from North Kivu province into southwestern Uganda, fleeing clashes between the DRC’s army and rebel groups. On July 4, fighting neared border town Bunagana and the flow of new arrivals intensified. Vincent...
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