Red Cross of the Democratic Republic of the Congo was admitted to the IFRC in 1963. In 2015, it counted 11,114 active volunteers (up from 9,896 in 2009).
Latest news from Red Cross of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Red Cross of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to support enhanced community surveillance and engagement as the country enters its 42 day period of intensive surveillance for additional Ebola cases.
More needs to be done to engage communities facing infectious disease outbreaks in famine threatened countries in Africa as well as the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where Ebola has recently resurfaced.
In the past week alone, over 150 Red Cross volunteers have been mobilized to provide emergency assistance following the announcement of an Ebola outbreak in Likati health district of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
On 9 May 2017, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared a suspected Ebola outbreak in Likati Health Zone in the far north of the country.
Bioma Julie is a young mother of two was recently diagnosed with yellow fever. Today, not only has she regained her health, but she is also well informed about the disease, thanks to the information dissemination activities of the Red Cross of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Yellow fever and zika prevention
- Président: M. Grégoire MATESO MBUTA WAY
- Secrétaire générale: Mme Mamie MITANTA MUBUNJI
- Directeur chargé des finances et de la logistique: M. Edmond LOSENDELE YENGA
- Directrice de la communication et des relations publiques: Mme Nelly TANGUA TANGAYANI
- Directeur de la gestion des catastrophes: M. Moise KABONGO
- Directeur du dévelopement organisationnel: M. Ruben DJUNGA
- Directeur santé: M. Jean-Faustin BALELIA
- Assistant de la Secrétaire générale: M. Joseph NKELENDE
- Coordinateur des programmes: Dr Jacques KATSHITSHI
- Cheffe de la division administration: Mme Nancy LUTONADIO
- Chef de la division technologie de l’information: M. Louison KASONGO
- Chef de la division en charge de la formation en gestion des catastrophes: M. Didier MOKAMBA
- Cheffe de la division PMER: Mme Ange LILEMBU LOSAMBO