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UNHCR / BURUNDIAN REFUGEES DRC

Thousands of new Burundian refugees are arriving on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, escaping their country's political turmoil. UNHCR

15 May 2015 | Read More »

RWANDA / BURUNDI REFUGEES

Some 25,000 refugees from Burundi have crossed the border into Rwanda. Relief agencies are preparing to support up to 100,000 refugees over the next few months, the World Food Programme said Thursday. WFP

7 May 2015 | Read More »

DRC / BURUNDIAN REFUGEES

More than 7000 Burundians have fled their country for shelter in Kavimvira in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), close to the border with Burundi. MONUSCO

5 May 2015 | Read More »

UNEP / ELEPHANTS

Continued poaching will likely mean a decline in overall elephant population, according to a   report released today by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), but  an official of the UN Environment  Programme said  international efforts to stop the crime are gaining momentum. UNIFEED-UNTV /FILE

23 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / DRC

The head of the United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) told the Security Council today that the decision to suspend the military support to the Congolese National Army (FARDC) was made because the officers in charge had "formerly commanded units with a credible history of human rights violations." UNIFEED-UNTV

19 Mar 2015 | Read More »

DRC / BENI ATTACK

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in DR Congo, MONUSCO condemned the latest massacre of civilians in the town of Mayangose in northeast of the country and vowed to "neutralize all armed groups that terrorize the population." MONUSCO

5 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / DRC

The Under-Secretary-General for UN Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous told Security Council that an exit strategy of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) “should be progressive, and it should be tied to specific criteria and targets that are jointly developed with the Government of the DRC.” UNIFEED-UNTV

22 Jan 2015 | Read More »

DRC / LUHANGO RETURNEES

Four United Nations (UN) agencies are conducting a joint project to help 600 families in  Luhango, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to rebuild their lives after years of destruction brought by war and displacement. MONUSCO

22 Jan 2015 | Read More »

DRC / FDLR PREPARATIONS PRESSER

The Deputy Force Commander of the UN mission in the DR Congo said today (8 January)  Congolese army and international forces are capable to attack "where we want and when we want,"  against  the armed group FDLR (Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda), after it failed to  live up to its promise to surrender. [...]

8 Jan 2015 | Read More »

DRC / SURRENDER

Sixty seven well-armed members of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), accompanied by 186 of their dependents, surrendered to the UN stabilization mission in the DR Congo MONUSCO

30 Dec 2014 | Read More »

 

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