August 09, 2013

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been forced to suspend medical activities in the town of Pinga in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) following threats against its humanitarian staff.
“We strongly condemn the intimidation of humanitarian workers and cannot accept threats directed at our staff,“ said Colette Gadenne, MSF head of mission in Goma, the capital of North Kivu province.

June 07, 2013

Around 5,000 people found refuge in Sotraki Stadium following clashes at the end of May between M23 rebels and the Congolese army. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has established a mobile clinic at this site about 12 kilometres from Goma, the capital of North Kivu province.

May 03, 2013

MSF team arriving in a village in Pinga Healthzone for outreach activities

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is rich in natural resources that could help provide prosperity and services for its residents. Instead, as various militias battle for control of these resources, violence remains a constant risk for most civilians.