#Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Article: Schoolgirls Used As Human Shields In Congo Due to 'Magical Powers'

    Schoolgirls Used As Human Shields In Congo Due to 'Magical Powers'

    May 28, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Girls were armed with brooms and put on the frontlines, say charities. Read more

  • Article: The UN Now Has an Ebola Chief to Help Fight the Congo's Deadly Outbreak

    The UN Now Has an Ebola Chief to Help Fight the Congo's Deadly Outbreak

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Gaëlle Langué|May 24, 2019

    Someone needs to oversee the security and political obstacles preventing treatment. Read more

  • Article: 3 Radical Ideas That Could Help Stop the Congo's Ebola Outbreak
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    3 Radical Ideas That Could Help Stop the Congo's Ebola Outbreak

    May 23, 2019

    More than 1,000 people have died in the last 10 months. Read more

  • Article: The Congo's Ebola Outbreak Continues to Claim Lives and Infect Thousands

    The Congo's Ebola Outbreak Continues to Claim Lives and Infect Thousands

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 15, 2019

    Violence and misinformation threaten treatment progress as experts' concerns grow. Read more

  • Article: Number of Internally Displaced People Worldwide Hits Record High, Report Says

    Number of Internally Displaced People Worldwide Hits Record High, Report Says

    By Sushmita Roy|May 10, 2019

    Approximately 41 million people have been displaced by disaster and conflict. Read more

  • Article: Tackling Hunger Could Also Help Fight Ebola in the Congo, Aid Groups Say

    Tackling Hunger Could Also Help Fight Ebola in the Congo, Aid Groups Say

    April 25, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Delivering food aid can help curb hunger among those exposed to Ebola and allow them to stay home. Read more

  • Article: A Quarter of People in the Congo’s Ebola-Hit Cities Don’t Think the Disease Is Real

    A Quarter of People in the Congo’s Ebola-Hit Cities Don’t Think the Disease Is Real

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 1, 2019

    Mistrust and misinformation are affecting people’s likelihood of getting vaccinated. Read more

  • Article: UK Aid Helped Halve Domestic Violence in DRC in Less Time Than Britain Took to Deal With Brexit

    UK Aid Helped Halve Domestic Violence in DRC in Less Time Than Britain Took to Deal With Brexit

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 15, 2019

    A UK aid-funded project reduced violence against women by more than half. Read more