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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.

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

With USAID, we are implementing a program to assist survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

DRC Capabilities Statement
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Integrated Approaches to Fistula Care
Improving health care to prevent and treat fistula in DRC

Healing in DRC
We build health care infrastructure and operate in the most insecure regions of the DRC.

Ben Affleck on DRC
Remarks at the House of Blues Event

Latest on Relief Effort in the Congo
Congo Country Director Pierre Willems interview

DRC Slideshow
Displaced and in Need of Help

 

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