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DRC crisis: Your questions answered

Grégoire Borgoltz | 07 February 2018 | 0 Comments

As violence intensifies in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Concern's Country Director in DRC, Grégoire Borgoltz, outlines the factors contributing to the escalating humanitarian crisis.

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Topics: Democratic Republic of Congo, emergency response, DRC, humanitarian crisis

Germaine’s journey to management in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Emily Bradley | 11 August 2017 | 0 Comments

On a recent visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Concern's Emily Bradley met Germaine Masika – an inspirational woman whose talent and ambition has spurred her through the ranks of Concern and led her progress from data entry assistant to human resources manager.

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Topics: Democratic Republic of Congo, gender equality, staff profile, Concern staff

From beneficiary to customer: paying for water services in DRC

Maedhbh McDonald | 13 January 2017 | 1 Comment

Learn how villagers in the Democratic Republic of Congo have become paying customers of a local water source to ensure the sustainability of the service.

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Topics: Democratic Republic of Congo, wash, DRC

Supporting people affected by conflict in Democratic Republic of Congo

Maedhbh McDonald | 20 July 2016 | 0 Comments

Nestled in the centre of the African continent lies the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a vast country whose recent history has been one of conflict and corruption.

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Topics: Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, DRCongo

Cash transfers empower the displaced in DRC

Joanne Cagin | 24 March 2016 | 0 Comments

Joanne Cagin, Concern’s Livelihoods Programme Manager in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), reports on the huge impact that our cash transfer programme is having on displaced families and communities.  

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Topics: Democratic Republic of Congo

Violence, displacement and return in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Charlie Walker | 20 October 2015 | 0 Comments

Concern Worldwide Emergency Programme Coordinator Charlie Walker reports on how cycles of violence, displacement and return are disrupting lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Topics: Democratic Republic of Congo, ECHO, irish aid, emergency response, USAID

Places for the displaced: theatres, camps and fairs in the DRC

Daniel Gray | 29 July 2015 | 0 Comments

In North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), insecurity and violence are part of everyday life. Our humanitarian response provides a range of support that aims to meet the immediate needs of displaced families while helping them to rebuild their lives.

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Topics: Democratic Republic of Congo, conflict

Impact of complaints mechanism in Kivu

Sadhbh Goodhue | 20 November 2014 | 0 Comments

Concern Worldwide is supporting vulnerable, conflict-affected people in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. We’re doing this in lots of ways and helping people like Saa Mbili.

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Topics: Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, ECHO, 16 days of activism

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