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DRC Ebola Crisis Appeal

Cases of Ebola are escalating rapidly as the second largest outbreak in history continues to spread in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. More than 1,400 children* have been orphaned or separated from their families as a result of this deadly virus. The situation is made even more difficult by the ongoing conflict in the DRC that is displacing people from their homes.

World Food Day: charity food aid draws desperate families out of hiding in DR Congo

DR Congo: World Vision food aid draws desperate families out of hiding

A girl named hope

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.

The pursuit of an ideal

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 Used by UN Peacekeepers in the DRC

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.

Emergency Response

About this Christian charity, with a history timeline. World Vision work to bring hope to millions as a sign of God's unconditional love.

Emergency Response

About this Christian charity, with a history timeline. World Vision work to bring hope to millions as a sign of God's unconditional love.

Middle East reflections

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.

Eastern DRC: Inside a makeshift camp with children

World Vision responds to child protection concerns in Eastern DRC – ensuring Child Friendly Spaces for displaced children.

A Very Personal Perspective on the DR Congo Crisis

By Aimee Manimani, WV DRC Communications Officer

Recruitment of child soldiers in DRC likely to increase as violence mounts, warns World Vision

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.

World Vision warns of mounting humanitarian crisis as violence escalates in the DR Congo

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.

Worse than bullets

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