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20 January 2017

The aftermath of DR Congo floods: the Red Cross supports vulnerable families

Towards the end of 2016, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) experienced floods, in two locations.
She never knew about yellow fever until she had to experience it herself
21 September 2016

She never knew about yellow fever until she had to experience it herself

Yellow fever outbreak was declared in DRC in March, affecting people in six of the country's provinces, including the capital city Kinshasa. 3600 Red Cross volunteers were mobilized to increase awareness on yellow fever among vulnerable communities.
When true action is guided the love for humanitarian service
6 September 2016

When true action is guided the love for humanitarian service

Nkie Tresor is 31 and has already counts 12 years of volunteer service with the Red Cross of the Democratic Republic of the Congo under his belt.
Democratic Republic of the Congo: Families rush to get yellow fever vaccinations
29 August 2016

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Families rush to get yellow fever vaccinations

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Yellow fever vaccination campaign a success
Humanitarian work: a challenging but passionate enterprise
29 January 2014

Humanitarian work: a challenging but passionate enterprise

Travel with a Red Cross employee to the remote villages in northern Democratic Republic of Congo as she documents the plight of refugees.
Giving women a voice at the Red Cross of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
5 August 2013

Giving women a voice at the Red Cross of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

With more than 20 years as a volunteer with the Red Cross of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Violette Lakulu is a well respected member of the team. But it hasn’t been an easy road to get there.
Papa Panzu: The father of the Red Cross of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
29 July 2013

Papa Panzu: The father of the Red Cross of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Papa Panzu is now 71 years old, a far cry from the teenager who turned up on the doorstep of the National Society in 1957 looking for a way to help his community.
Democratic Republic of the Congo: Facing the challenges of forced migration in host communities
22 July 2013

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Facing the challenges of forced migration in host communities

Forced to flee the violence between the government and Seleka rebel forces in their homeland of Central African Republic (CAR), women, children and the elderly are now in search of a safe place to sleep.
A new mother’s flight to safety in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
15 July 2013

A new mother’s flight to safety in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

It was a happy occasion when, earlier this year, Victoire Ngouka gave birth to twins. But the 21-year-old new mother did not have much time to settle in with her little ones in her village of Ntongba in Central African Republic.
Democratic Republic of the Congo: A mother’s worry
1 July 2013

Democratic Republic of the Congo: A mother’s worry

When conflict came to her village in Central African Republic, Rosalie Gére Yagbandi, like many other mothers, took her nine children and fled to neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
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