#Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Article: Number of Children Orphaned by Ebola Spikes as Epidemic Spreads in Eastern DRC
    Health

    Number of Children Orphaned by Ebola Spikes as Epidemic Spreads in Eastern DRC

    Aug. 16, 2019|Voice of America

    Nearly 2,470 children have been separated from parents undergoing treatment for the disease. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Are Closer to Curing Congo's Ebola Crisis With Two New Treatments
    Health

    Scientists Are Closer to Curing Congo's Ebola Crisis With Two New Treatments

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 13, 2019

    All patients are now receiving one of the two successful treatments. Read more

  • Article: The UN Will Double Food Rations for People Hit by the Congo's Ebola Crisis
    Food & Hunger

    The UN Will Double Food Rations for People Hit by the Congo's Ebola Crisis

    July 30, 2019|Voice of America

    The move will address growing need and allow health workers to monitor those affected by Ebola. Read more

  • Article: Congo Health Minister Resigns Over Government Interference in Ebola Crisis Response
    Health

    Congo Health Minister Resigns Over Government Interference in Ebola Crisis Response

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 23, 2019

    The current Ebola outbreak has infected more than 2,500 people. Read more

  • Article: World Health Organization Declares Ebola Outbreak a Global Health Emergency
    Health

    World Health Organization Declares Ebola Outbreak a Global Health Emergency

    By Joe McCarthy|July 17, 2019

    The outbreak has become the second deadliest in recorded history. Read more

  • Article: Violence in the Congo Displaces 300,000 People and Threatens Efforts to Contain Ebola
    Health

    Violence in the Congo Displaces 300,000 People and Threatens Efforts to Contain Ebola

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 19, 2019

    Mass displacement due to ethnic conflict may contribute to the spread of Ebola outside of the Congo. Read more

  • Article: These Are the 10 Most Neglected Crises in the World
    Citizenship

    These Are the 10 Most Neglected Crises in the World

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|June 10, 2019

    This week, the Norwegian Refugee Council released its annual list of the worst displacement crises. Read more

  • Article: More Than 2,000 People Have Now Been Infected With Ebola in DRC
    Health

    More Than 2,000 People Have Now Been Infected With Ebola in DRC

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 7, 2019

    This is the worst outbreak ever to hit the Democratic Republic of Congo. Read more