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UN calls for additional funds to aid victims of volcanic eruption in DR of Congo

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has called for an additional $21 million to fund ongoing relief efforts for victims of last month’s volcanic eruption in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

FAO launches $1.25 million appeal to aid victims of Congo volcano

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today appealed for $1.25 million to help people affected by the volcanic eruption two weeks ago in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

UN mission spends $700,000 for volcano relief effort in DR of Congo

The United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) has provided over $700,000 worth of support to the relief effort following the eruption of a volcano in the country earlier this month, the head of MONUC said today.

UNICEF teams up with Radio Goma to help children in wake of volcano eruption

In the wake of the devastating volcanic eruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo, UNICEF, the UN Children's Fund, has teamed up with a local radio station to reunite children separated from their families.

DR of Congo: UN continues aid effort for victims of volcanic eruption

The United Nations today wrapped up an important phase of its relief effort for the victims of a devastating volcanic eruption in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

DR of Congo: UN aid expected to reach 55,000 households affected by volcano

The United Nations relief effort to help families affected by the devastating volcanic eruption in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is expected to reach some 55,000 households by the middle of next week, a United Nations spokesperson said today.

DR of Congo: UN relief effort continues in town destroyed by volcano

The United Nations today began distributing non-food emergency supplies at 10 sites in western and eastern Goma, the town devastated by last week’s volcanic eruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

UN brings food to 10,000 families in Congo town devastated by volcano

The United Nations today began food distribution to thousands of families in Goma affected by last week’s eruption of a volcano in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

UN appeals for $15 million to aid town devastated by volcano in DR of Congo

With volcanic activity in Goma subsiding and former residents returning to the devastated town, the United Nations today issued a $15 million humanitarian appeal to support the victims of last week's eruption in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

DR of Congo: UN seeks $15 million to aid town devastated by volcano

The United Nations today said it would seek $15 million in humanitarian aid for the eastern town of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where a volcano eruption has forced thousands to flee across the border to Rwanda.