Republic of Congo 2014

25 Apr 2014

Over the past months, more than 15,000 people have fled violence in the Central African Republic (CAR)  to seek refuge in the Republic of Congo (ROC), already host to thousands of refugees from neighbours including the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.  

CERF allocates $751,772 to address cholera epidemic in the Republic of Congo

25 Oct 2013
Allocation Story: 
Allocation Story

19 April 2013: Since 19 November 2012, a cholera epidemic has ravaged the city of Pointe Noire in the Republic of Congo. Prior to the epidemic, heavy rains destroyed some 251 homes, damaged basic infrastructure and claimed the lives of four people. Nearly 1,000 people became internally displaced and many suffered outbreaks of diarrhoea – the main symptom of cholera. The disease quickly spread throughout Pointe Noire, constituting a serious risk to the population.

Republic of Congo 2011

24 Jan 2012

CERF allocates $1.3 million to mitigate cholera in the Congo

25 November 2011:  The Central Emergency Response Fund has allocated more than $1.3 million to UNICEF and WHO in response to a cholera outbreak in the Congo.

Republic of Congo 2012

24 Jan 2012

CERF Gives $7 million to Republic of Congo Following Arms Depot Explosions  

30 April 2012: The Government and humanitarian partners are responding to clear up unexploded ammunition scattered by the arms depot explosions that killed more than 200 people in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, earlier this month. 

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