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As the world celebrates humanitarian work today, let us honor those heroic men and women worldwide who are dedicated to helping families and children in need. Here, in the shadow of Africa’s most active volcano, Mount Nyiragongo, the shore of Lake Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Common Humanitarian Fund is providing a lasting solution to the internally displaced persons camps water problem around the town of Goma. A new water supply system is improving the lives of thousands of displaced in camps around Goma and local communities. Photo OCHA/Gemma Cortes (August 4, 2014)
MONUSCO and NGO “Invisible Children” organize child protection training workshop in Dungu

Dungu, 31 January 2014 – The Child Protection Office of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the DR Congo (MONUSCO), in collaboration with Dungu-based representatives of the NGO Invisible Children, organized a two-day workshop on the protection of children in armed conflicts starting 30 January 2014 at the Catholic Center Elikya.

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UN concerned about growing displacement of people in DR Congo’s Katanga province


29 January 2014 – More than 400,000 people have been displaced recently in the so-called “Triangle of Death” – the area between the towns of Pweto, Mitwaba and Manono – in the Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations confirmed today.
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DR Congo still needs humanitarian aid despite advances towards peace in east – UN

27 January 2014
– Despite significant progress towards peace in the strife-torn eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the international community must keep humanitarian aid flowing into a country where nearly 3 million people, half of them children, are currently displaced, according to the United Nations.
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UN 'blue helmets' in DR Congo on standby after blast in arms depot

25 January 2014 – The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is standing by to support local authorities following an explosion at an ammunition depot.
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Martin Kobler, MONUSCO Chief, welcomes ICC decision on Congolese warlord

Kinshasa, 7 March 2014
: Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General in the DRC, expressed his strong appreciation following the verdict rendered earlier today by the International Criminal Court which found former militia leader Germain Katanga guilty as an accessory to war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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 Security Council : SRSG Report

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in DRC, Mr. Martin Kobler presenting the Secretary-General's Report on MONUSCO to the Security Council at UN Headquarter in New-York this Thursday 07 August 2014.
You can watch this presentation by clicking on the link above.

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