Cholera Outbreak in Eastern DR Congo

Rwanda's Ministry of Health has cautioned the public to be alert following an outbreak of the disease in Goma that has reportedly killed one person.

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Cholera Outbreak in Eastern DRC

    The New Times, 2 February 2013

    The Ministry of Health has cautioned the general public to be alert following a cholera outbreak in Goma, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. read more »

A young cholera victim receives treatment (file photo).

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  UN Appeals for $30.5 Million to Help Civilians

    UN News Service, 17 January 2013

    The United Nations and its partners are appealing for $30.5 million to assist some 59,000 people who have been affected by the recent fighting in the Democratic Republic of the ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Humanitarian Speaks On the Cost of the Goma Crisis (interview)

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 30 November 2012

    The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) estimates that 140,000 people have been forced to flee battles taking ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Cholera Epidemic Threatens Goma

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 8 March 2012

    A month-long water shortage in Goma has led to an outbreak of cholera. Poorer neighbourhoods are suffering in this city in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Fighting Cholera

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 21 October 2011

    With almost 17,000 cases reported in the latest cholera outbreak in four provinces, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must rethink its preparedness strategy to curb future ... read more »

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