Tagged: Democratic Republic of Congo
Renewed combat in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has caused a drastic deterioration in the humanitarian situation and immense suffering for civilians, the Congo Advocacy Coalition, a group of 83 aid agencies and human rights groups, said today.
Spilling beyond the conflict that has swept the region, sexual violence is now beginning to corrode the core of traditional Congolese communities.
Outbreaks of cholera are just one of the consequences of Congo's underinvestment in everything from roads to health clinics to clean water.
A former child soldier, this young man now supports himself as a furniture-maker in a small shop in Goma.
The diversity in the children’s answers in this project is a fair sign that Oxfam does “work with others to overcome poverty and suffering”; that the school and the community do participate in Oxfam's projects.
Oxfam today urged European leaders to do more to bring lasting peace in Eastern Congo.