Is there terrorism in the DRC?
The US government continues to work closely with the government of the DRC to address potential terrorist threats. Terrorist incidents in 2019: Throughout 2019, ADF attacked Congolese civilians, FARDC and MONUSCO peacekeepers in Beni territory, North Kivu and southern parts of Ituri in eastern DRC.
Why is the Democratic Republic of the Congo the poorest country?
Instability from years of war and political upheaval is one of the main causes of poverty in the DRC, while poverty and youth unemployment have fueled conflict. The war for raw materials in Congo kills an estimated 10,000 civilians a month.
What diseases are there in the Congo?
The most common health problems are respiratory diseases, malaria, tuberculosis and intestinal parasites – all preventable diseases. Other diseases include trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness), yellow fever, leprosy, yaws and HIV/AIDS.
Does the Democratic Republic of the Congo still exist?
With a population of around 105 million, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the most populous official francophone country in the world, as well as the third most populous country in Africa (after Nigeria and Ethiopia) and the 14th most populous country in the world.
Where is Isis in Mozambique?
Cabo Delgado Province
Islamist insurgency in Mozambique/Location
Is Ebola still around in 2019?
The outbreak has already lasted a year and a half, after first being declared by the DRC Ministry of Health on 1 August 2018. There are ongoing concerns about cross-border spread outside the DRC. Since July 2019, the outbreak has been considered a "Public Health Emergency of International Concern" (PHEIC) by the WHO.
Is Ebola still in Congo?
Ebola – Democratic Republic of the Congo. On 3 May 2021, the Minister of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared the end of the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) that affected four health zones (HZ) Biena, Musienene, Katwa and Butembo in North Kivu province.
Militias rule northeastern Congo through fear and bloodshed. The central government has little to no authority here. Mama Faida saw her own family murdered -…