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"We are desperately sad to hear reports of the deaths of a number of Ebola aid workers who were killed in the line of duty – giving their lives to help vulnerable communities in eastern DR Congo," says Anne-Marie Connor, National Director for World Vision DR Congo
Cases of Ebola are escalating rapidly as the second largest outbreak in history continues to spread in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Children are being orphaned or separated from their families. The situation is made worse by the ongoing conflict.
DR Congo: World Vision food aid draws desperate families out of hiding
A decade of conflict in the Eastern DRC, has killed millions and devastated the lives of many through violence, disease and poverty. Living through this uncertainty, a young girl called Esperance is working with local communities to combat sexual and gender based violence.
This Sunday is International Day of Peace, a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. Senior Conflict Adviser Sarah Pickwick reflects that we still have some way to go before ideals become a reality for children around the world.
Unmanned drones being used by the UN peacekeeping force MONUSCO in the DRC are blurring the lines between help and harm, and it could affect aid agencies, says a new paper released today.
Disaster relief and humanitarian aid from World Vision UK children's charity. Read about our emergency response to natural disasters, war and conflict
About this Christian charity, with a history timeline. World Vision work to bring hope to millions as a sign of God's unconditional love.
World Vision CEO Justin Byworth reflects on his time in the Middle East and the complexities of the region’s relationships, which are all too often under intense pressure.
World Vision responds to child protection concerns in Eastern DRC – ensuring Child Friendly Spaces for displaced children.
By Aimee Manimani, WV DRC Communications Officer
20 November, Gisenye – Hundreds of thousands of children caught up in erupting violence in eastern DRC are at risk of being forcibly recruited into armed groups, said World Vision.
Fresh fighting as rebel forces advance from the north towards Goma, the capital of North Kivu province, has prompted 70,000 civilians to move from one camp to another camp located south of Goma. There are now roughly 2.2 million internally displaced people in DRC.
Darfur and the Democratic Republic of Congo are two of the most dangerous places in the world, with regular violent clashes between armed factions who are fighting for control of territory