July 2018,  Red Cross volunteers talk with the community in the Democratic Republic of Congo   At the scene of a tragedy in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a team of Red Cross volunteers faced a very sensitive dilemma. A resident of a remote vil …

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).

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Fears are growing that Democratic Republic of the Congo is experiencing its 10th outbreak of Ebola only days after the country’s health ministry announced the end of an outbreak in Equateur province. The Ministry of Health has reported that four sample …

2 August 2018

By Mirabelle Enaka Kima, IFRC Democratic Republic of the Congo’s traditional leaders, the main influencers and keepers of ancestral customs, are the key to community safety and surveillance against the ongoing outbreak of Ebola. In this context, height …

16 July 2018

By Mirabelle Enaka Kima, IFRC On a sunny morning in Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Loondo village in June 2018, a team of eight Red Cross volunteers arrived to perform a safe and dignified burial (SDB), following an alert received the previous day. …

4 July 2018

A Red Cross emergency medical team is now working as part of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).   The team – made up of doctors, …

13 June 2018

By Mirabelle Enaka Kima, IFRC Fourteen-year-old Kalala Kazamboua had just been taken back home after being treated for cholera at Mpoyi Health Centre in the Ngandanjika health zone, in Lomami—one of the provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR …

12 April 2018

Elysee Bapu melts into her faded brown sofa – her hands shake as tears fall from her tired eyes as she narrates the saddest story of her life.

28 March 2018
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  • Président: M. Grégoire MATESO MBUTA WAY
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