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Democratic Republic of Congo

5-year project to reach 50,000 in DRC

The Care, Access, Safety, & Empowerment and Behavior Change Communications projects are complementary programs addressing the needs of gender-based violence survivors while also preventing future cases.

Sienna Miller: A Diary from Democratic Republic of Congo

Raising awareness of the long-running conflict in eastern DRC and its devastating impact on women and children.

June 12, 2014 - International Medical Corps Staffer in DRC Awarded Interaction’s Security Advisory Group Distinguished Achievement Award

November 27, 2013 - Fighting Violence against Women and Gender Discrimination in DRC

March 5, 2013 - Foreign Policy: Our Experience in Luvungi - International Medical Corps responds to Laura Heaton’s investigation of mass rape in a small Congolese town.

February 15, 2013 - Encouraging the Next Generation of Women Leaders in DRC

January 7, 2013 - Rebels Pull out of Goma, DRC but Displaced Remain Vulnerable to Violence, Hunger and Disease

November 21, 2012 - International Medical Corps Evacuates Staff as Violence Escalates around Goma, DRC

November 19, 2012 -Climbing the Seven Summits for the Women in DRC

September 2012 - USAID Frontlines Magazine: Early Lessons Aim to End Rape Epidemic

July 31, 2012 - Huffington Post: Soccer as a Bridge to Promote Peace and Equality in Democratic Republic of Congo

July 25, 2012 - DRC: Concerns over cholera mount amid clashes

July 19, 2012 -Amid Heavy Fighting, International Medical Corps Evacuates Staff in Area of Eastern Congo

July 18, 2012 - Working to Combat Polio in Democratic Republic of Congo

July 17, 2012 - Accessible Health Care for Pregnant Women & Newborns in Rural DRC

June 26, 2012 - Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in the Congo Find Access to Justice

June 1, 2012 - Reaching High School Students in DRC with Gender-Based Violence Prevention Messages

May 18, 2012 - A Conversation with International Medical Corps' GBV Officer in Bunyakiri, DRC

May15, 2012 - Reflections on My Journey to DRC

May 9, 2012 - Reaching Bukavu’s Police Families with Gender-Based Violence Prevention Messages

May 3, 2012 - Building Better Lives for the Women of Eastern DRC

April 3, 2012 Reducing gender-based violence in DRC through behavior change strategies

March 7, 2012 - Addressing Gender-Based Violence in DRC for International Women's Day 2012

December 9, 2011 - International Medical Corps Team in Democratic Republic of Congo Prepares for Possible Election-related Violence

December 6, 2011 - Peace in our families, for peace in our communities in DRC

October 3, 2011 - Bicycles Donated by Reinvention Wheels Help International Medical Corps Care for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

May 17, 2011 - New Study Estimates One Woman Raped Per Minute in War-torn Democratic Republic of Congo

February 23, 2011 - Guardian: Congo army colonel guilty of ordering mass rape on New Year's Day

February 15, 2011- Activist To Climb World’s Highest Mountain – Her Sixth of Seven Summits - in Support of Women in the Democratic Republic of Congo

VIDEO - USAID launches 3 new projects to address SGBV in the DRC (February 3, 2011)

January 5, 2011 - In the Democratic Republic of Congo, 16 Days of Activism Against Sexual Violence

December 20, 2010 - Battle Against Cholera Epidemic in Eastern Congo Hampered By Lack of Basic Supplies and Medicines

December 9, 2010 - Taking on Polio in Democratic Republic of Congo with Mass Campaign to Immunize Children

November 30, 2010 - International Medical Corps Joins Global Rally to End Violence Against Women in Democratic Republic of Congo

October 4, 2010 - International Medical Corps Awarded USAID Grant to Address Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Congo Using Behavior Change Communication

September 15, 2010 - UN Measures to Protect Civilians in Eastern DR Congo Bearing Fruit

September 10, 2010 - International Medical Corps Teams Awarded 5-Year Grant from USAID to Address Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Democratic Republic of Congo

September 9, 2010 - Peter Medway talks about DRC on BBC news

September 1, 2010 - International Medical Corps Staff Safe After Attack in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

August 26, 2010 - ABC News: Rebels Raped Almost 200 Over Five Days in Democratic Republic of Congo

August 23, 2010 - International Medical Corps Deploys Burn Specialist to Facilitate Skin Grafts Following DRC Tanker Explosion

August 19, 2010 - International Medical Corps Responding to 4-Day Onslaught of Mass Sexual Violence in Remote Congolese Village

July 12, 2010 - For Hundreds of Congolese Women and Children, A Simple Pair of Shoes

July 2010 - Integrated Approaches to Fistula Care

July 6, 2010 - International Medical Corps Team Responds Immediately to Deadly Tanker Explosion

July 2010 - Integrated Approaches to Fistula Care

April 23, 2010- International Medical Corps Launches Reproductive Health Complex in Remote Area of Eastern Congo

November 8, 2009 - Maybe The World Has Not Closed Its Eyes

November 8, 2009 - The People of Congo Are Its Greatest Resource

November 8, 2009 - Ready When You Are

August 12, 2009 - Renewing Hope for Rape Survivors

August 12, 2009 - For the Congo’s Youngest, Malnutrition Looms as Greatest Threat to Health

August 11, 2009 - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tours International Medical Corps Operations in Democratic Republic of Congo

VIDEO - Sienna Miller in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (August 6, 2009)

VIDEO - Ben Affleck comments on International Medical Corps' work in DRC (June 23, 2009)

April 27, 2009 - Sienna Miller: A Diary from Democratic Republic of Congo

April 20, 2009 - The More Things Change: Dispatch from DRC

March 18, 2009 - Hidden Epidemic of Malnutrition and Disease Plagues Smallest Victims

February 18, 2009 - Hollywood Honors International Medical Corp's Work in the Congo

January 13, 2009 - Hope Survives in Congo

VIDEO - Latest on Relief Effort in the Congo (December 09, 2008)

December 3, 2008 - International Medical Corps Partners with Procter and Gamble to Provide Safe Water in DRC

November 19, 2008 - Amid a Lull in Hostilities in Democratic Republic of Congo, International Medical Corps Continues to Deliver Life-saving Medical Relief

November 4, 2008 - International Medical Corps Continues Delivering Emergency Relief in Democratic Republic of Congo as Potential for Renewed Fighting Threatens to Deepen Crisis

April 24, 2008 - Growing Dreams in Democratic Republic of Congo

April 17, 2008 - International Medical Corps Helps Rescue Victims from Plane Crash in Democratic Republic of Congo

April 01, 2008 - Despite Agreement, Peace Still Unfelt in Democratic Republic of Congo

March 19, 2008 - Disturbing New Trend in Congo

March 5, 2008 - Climber and Humanitarian Embarks on Journey to Climb Seven Summits to Support Women in Africa

December 10, 2007 Human Rights Day - Congo

October 22, 2007 - International Medical Corps Assists Thousands of Displaced Congolese

September 26, 2007 - Tales of a Boundary-Pusher: Woman Driver Defies Bias in DRC

VIDEO - Democratic Republic of Congo: Healing the Wounds of War (September 20, 2007)

September 20, 2007 - International Medical Corps Assists Thousands Displaced by Fighting in Eastern DRC

June, 2007 - Ben Affleck Tours International Medical Programs in the Congo

May 8, 2007 - For Rape Survivors in DRC, Safety and an Income

April 9, 2007 - In Times of War, Treating Rape Survivors' Devastating Wounds

April 7, 2007 - A Long Journey Home

April 4, 2007 - Santa Fe Entrepreneur and Activist Supports Women's Initiative in Congo

March 30, 2007 - Healing the Wounds of War in DRC

November 20, 2006 - International Medical Corps Makes New Commitment to Provide Mental Health Services In Conflict-Affected Regions 

September 19, 2006 - International Medical Corps faces new humanitarian challenges in DRC amid the political uncertainty surrounding next month's presidential runoff

July 05, 2006 - Upcoming DRC elections bring cautious optimism

June 29, 2006 - Humanitarian crisis in DRC continues despite historic elections

June 29, 2006 - Humanitarian crisis in eastern DRC in lead-up to historic elections

April 10, 2006 - Humanitarian Intervention Urgently Needed in Katanga Province of DRC

January 14, 2006 - A small bridge delivers big benefits in eastern DRC

January 14, 2006 - Working with local communities, International Medical Corps braves uprising to provide medical supplies and care in DRC

November 19, 2004 - DRC: A Country Reunited and Still Hoping for Peace

June 15, 2004 - Conflict in Eastern Congo Forces Evacuation of International Medical Corps' Relief Workers

July 10, 2000 - International Medical Corps Suspends Congo Program After Highway Attack Leaves One Dead, Several Injured