International Medical Corps Continues Delivering Emergency Relief in Democratic Republic of Congo as Potential for Renewed Fighting Threatens to Deepen Crisis
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the possibility of
a failed ceasefire and renewed fighting threatening to worsen an already
disastrous humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo
(DRC), International Medical Corps is carrying out urgently needed
Emile Hirsch Visits the Democratic Republic of Congo With International Aid Agency Oxfam
BOSTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actor Emile Hirsch joined
with international agency Oxfam to raise awareness about the ongoing
humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Emile spent five
days visiting the country which has suffered one of the most deadly
Sounding out Congo Red
Brightly colored dyes such as the shimmering Congo
Red commonly used in silk clothing manufacture are notoriously difficult to dispose of in an environmentally benign way.
Red is an azo dye, it is toxic to many organisms and is a suspected carcinogen and mutagen. To give it its full name ...
First U.S. Flight with Humanitarian Goods Arrives in Democratic Republic of Congo
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. government,
through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), airlifted
the first of five planned shipments of U.S. emergency assistance to the
Democratic Republic of Congo
(DRC) on November 12. In coordination with the
International Medical Corps Continues Delivering Emergency Relief Amid Violence in Democratic Republic of Congo
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As clashes between
rebels and government troops have caused renewed suffering in eastern
Democratic Republic of Congo, International Medical Corps (IMC) continues
delivering emergency assistance to civilians fleeing the fighting, while
NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo Joins Opportunity International Board of Advisors; Opens Doors in Democratic Republic of Congo
Visits clients in Mozambique marketplace like one where he worked as a child
OAK BROOK, Ill., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston Rockets center Dikembe
Mutombo, who is known as much for his philanthropy as his storied NBA
career, has joined the Opportunity Interna...
Pneumonic plague Might Be Responsible For The epidemic In Congo - WHO
WHO has stated, that it suspects that ‘Pneumonic plague’ is responsible for killing 100 people in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, according to preliminary test results// that it has conducted. The authorities from WHO have said that isolation wards have been set up to treat patients. They als...
Pneumonic Plague Kills 22 People in Congo
Pneumonic plague is a respiratory disease and is endemic to the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
where sporadic outbreaks are known to occur//. If the disease is not diagnosed at an initial stage then proves to be fatal to the patient. If diagnosed at an early stage then the patient can be comp...
The United Nations Foundation Joins White House Initiative to Encourage Public Service
...ted Nations Susan Rice, who taught middle and high school students at the Harlem Children's Zone about the situation in the Democratic Republic of the congo
and the work of key UN agencies such as UNICEF to help provide relief and emergency supplies. She and other leading officials of the Obama Administra...
Endangered Great Ape Finds Safe Haven
...s the government of the Democratic Republic of the congo
(DRC) in announcing the official establishment of ...ction of bonobos and their precious habitat in the congo
Basin," says Sally Jewell Coxe, president and co-f... in the DRC, bonobos inhabit the heart of Africa's congo
Basin--the world's second largest rainforest--whic...
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...soma. More than 66 million women, men, and children in 36 countries of... Human African trypanosomiasis , Sleeping sickness, African lethargy, or congo
trypanosomiasis is a parasitic disease of people and animals, caused by protozoa of the species Trypanosoma brucei and transmitted by the tsetse.....
...usually) the perianal skin. HOME WHAT IS FISTULA ?HAMLIN/ETHIOPIA D.R. congo
ANGOLA AFGHANISTAN ABOUT US HOW ... A fistula is simply a hole between an... the outside world that ... HOME WHAT IS FISTULA ?HAMLIN/ETHIOPIA D.R. congo
ANGOLA AFGHANISTAN ABOUT US HOW ... What are the causes of obstetric fistu...
...he transmission of the Ebola Reston strain through the handling of cynomolgus ... Ebola -Côte d'Ivoire. 1. 0. 0% 1995. Democratic Republic of congo
(formerly ... 1A fourth virus subtype, Ebola -Reston, was detected in October 1989 in Reston, ... Ebola virus n. An extremely contagious ...
Congo in Biological News
August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights
... tectonics; calcite and Earth's orbit; Columbia River Flood Basalts and the congo
Fan; and rock hyrax middens and global climate change. Also in Geology: bri...ange of available records. The first records of this time interval from the congo
Fan, West Africa, may shed light on the events preceding the major cooling ...
Duke, Harvard researchers to monitor bonobo reintroduction
...ing efforts after a group of orphan bonobos are returned to the wild in the congo
for the first time this month.
On June 14 and 28, for the first time eve...release will be conducted by Congolese organization Les Amis des Bonobos du congo
(Friends of Bonobos in Congo, ABC) which runs Lola ya Bonobo, the world's o...
UC Davis launches 'One Health' care for wild mountain gorillas and human neighbors
... .) About 740 mountain gorillas
remain in the wild, living in the Virunga Mountains where the borders
of Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of congo
Because of the popularity of tourism treks to see the gorillas, and
constant monitoring of 75 percent of the population by rangers and
Indigenous peoples at world summit to share climate change observations, coping techniques
...soil and reduce the loss of crops during natural disasters.
East Cameroon and Congo: The Baka Pygmies of South East Cameroon and the Bambendzele of congo
have developed new fishing and hunting methods to adapt to a decrease in precipitation and an increase in forest fires;
Guyana: Indigenous peoples ...
Gorilla gets MRI at Bronx Zoo
... Fubo is one of two adult males, or silverbacks, living in the Bronx Zoo's congo
Gorilla Forest exhibit, which houses one of the largest breeding groups of...a snug fit for a patient with gorilla-sized shoulders), and returned to the congo
Gorilla Forest as planned. Under strict protocol, the MRI Unit was cleaned ...
Professor to measure environmental impact of war
...evaluate the ecological impact of the war in the Democratic Republic of the congo
and its neighboring countries.
Three international treaties currently p...
UNEP plans on conducting 14 projects in the Democratic Republic of the congo
(DRC) to evaluate transportation infrastructure, mining resources, populati...
Statement by Sandy Andelman, co-author of 'Drought sensitivity of the Amazon Rainforest'
...ies on Earth and at least 2 billion people depend directly on tropical forests for survival. At the same time, the great remaining forests of Africa's congo
Basin and the Amazon region of South America play a vital role in climate regulation by absorbing and storing huge amounts of atmospheric carbon. Now ...
Study finds most wars occur in Earth's richest biological regions
...gent Orange destroyed forest cover and coastal mangroves, and timber harvesting that funded war chests in Liberia, Cambodia and Democratic Republic of congo
(DRC). In those and countless other cases, the collateral damage of war harmed both the biological wealth of the region and the ability of people to l...
Wildlife Conservation Society helps Cameroon create new national park
...IUCN Red List.
Cameroon is one of seven African nations supported by the congo
Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP) and the Central African Regional Program fo...AID) has invested more than $60 million in biodiversity conservation in the congo
Basin. Together, this support has augmented funds for great apes conservati...
Research uncovers surprising lion stronghold in war-torn central Africa
...ndation report their findings in the January issue of the journal Oryx , which published online today (Jan. 29).
While the conflict raging in D.R. congo
makes conservation efforts in that country's Parque National Virungas (PNVi) nearly impossible right now, says Treves, action can be taken in Uganda's...
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Congo in Biological Definition
...rcent mortality in the Democratic Republic of the congo
, Gabon , Uganda and Sudan .
Contents ...e Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of the congo
(formerly Zaire), near where the first outbreak w... 1976 after a significant outbreak in Yambuku , congo
, and Nzara , in western Sudan . Of 602 identifie...