Democratic Republic of the Congo

Our work in DR Congo

Oxfam hand washing stations in Mbandaka as part of Aler t 233. Credit: Junior D. Kannah

The DR Congo Hub

In November 2018, under the initiative of the Hub development in DR Congo, around 20 potential members of DR Congo Hub met in Goma, together with a Start Network team representative, to create a vision for a more effective and efficient humanitarian system in DRC that is independent, proactive, community-led, with collective responsibility.


The DRC Hub has identified the following key priority areas of work:


- Exploring two cases studies of disaster anticipation (volcanic eruption in Goma) and emergency response ( Ebola outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces); 

- Organising a training session for risk financing,

- Testing the Start Network Tiered Due Diligence Framework

- Promoting communication and engagement of potential members of the Start Network DRC Hub


The Hub leadership in DR Congo

The DR Congo Hub Leadership team includes:

-  Cecile Kasoki, ActionAid

-  Yves Ngunzi Kahashi, CAFOD

-  Anuarite Kabuo, MIDEFEHOPS ASBL

-  Gang Karume, Rebuild Hope for Africa

The vision and journey of the DRC Hub

Gang Karume from the DR Congo Hub discusses localisation

Other work in DR Congo from across Start Network

Latest news from across Start Network's work in DRC

Start Fund alerts in DRC

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E.g., 04/17/2021
E.g., 04/17/2021
Alert Alert date Country Crisis type Alert type Status of alertsort ascending Amount Awarded Agencies Funded
306 DRC (Cholera Outbreak) 26 Feb 2019 - 10:00 Congo [DRC] Disease Outbreak Rapid onset Completed £149,287 World Vision Read more
419 DRC (Flooding) 22 Apr 2020 - 10:30 Congo [DRC] Flooding Rapid onset Completed Care International, Oxfam Read more
423 DRC (Storm) 30 Apr 2020 - 09:30 Congo [DRC] Storm Rapid onset Completed ActionAid, Christian Aid Read more
427 DRC (Displacement due to conflict) 6 May 2020 - 13:15 Congo [DRC] Conflict/Civil Unrest Rapid onset Completed Trocaire Read more
443 DRC (Fire) 8 Jul 2020 - 14:45 Congo [DRC] Fire Rapid onset Completed Read more
445 DRC (Flooding) 20 Jul 2020 - 11:30 Congo [DRC] Flooding Rapid onset Completed Trocaire Read more
457 DRC (Storms) 26 Aug 2020 - 12:30 Congo [DRC] Storm Completed CAFOD Read more
515 DRC (Displacement due to conflict) 14 Apr 2021 - 09:30 Congo [DRC] Conflict/Civil Unrest Allocation Read more


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