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UN names some of the victims of deadly plane crash in DR Congo

The United Nations has released the names of some of the victims of Monday’s plane crash in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) that killed all but one of the 33 people aboard a UN aircraft.

UN-backed partners help DR Congo introduce pneumonia vaccine

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today added the vaccine against pneumonia to its national immunisation programme in a United Nations-backed initiative to drastically improve the chances of survival for children under the age of five.

More than 30 people perish in UN plane crash in DR Congo

Only one person out of 33 passengers and crew members has survived a United Nations plane crash today at the main airport in the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).