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Satellites show effects of long-term drought on the Congo rainforest

The studies analyzed the "greenness" of the Congo rainforest

A new analysis of data derived from various satellite sensors shows that Congo's rainforest, the second-largest tropical rainforest in the world, has suffered from long-term drought over the past t

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Tue, 29/04/2014 - 10:04
latitude: 
1.44175
longitude: 
15.2124

CongoSat1: Chinese company will launch DR Congo's first satellite

China Great Wall Industry Corp will launch the Democratic Republic of the Congo's first satellite, which will also be developed by China, before the end of 2015, according to a contract signed on 1

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Wed, 28/11/2012 - 08:19

Remote parts of Congo may soon get mobile coverage

As a result of the international collaboration between Pan-African telecom provider RascomStar, Viasat and UK-based ip.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 07/06/2012 - 11:14
latitude: 
-0.228021
longitude: 
15.8277

Flood in Congo, Dem. Republic

Floods have devastated the Basunkusu area, located in the northern part of the Equateur Province. Nearly 300 homes were totally destroyed, leaving an estimated 1,500 individuals homeless.

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Name: 
Flood in Congo, Dem. Republic
Region: 
Congo, Dem. Republic
Occurance Date: 
31/07/2010
latitude: 
9.00703
longitude: 
38.7697

Flood in Congo

Flood from Congo river affected 13,500 families, over 5,000 became homeless in Bukama.

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Name: 
Flood in Congo
Region: 
Zaire/Congo
Occurance Date: 
17/03/2010

Congo receives help from space after volcano eruption

On 2 January, Mount Nyamulagira in the Democratic Republic of Congo erupted, spewing lava from its southern flank and raising concerns that the 100 000 people in the town of Sake could be under thr

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Fri, 22/01/2010 - 15:45
latitude: 
-1.40833
longitude: 
29.2

Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE)

The Congo Basin forest is the second largest contiguous moist tropical forest in the world and plays a key role in securing the livelihoods of Central African citizens.

Volcano in Congo, Dem. Rep.

The city of Goma and the area of Nyiragongo located at the bottom of the volcano are and will remain high risk areas.

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Name: 
Volcano in Congo, Dem. Rep.
Region: 
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Occurance Date: 
15/04/2009

Epidemic in Congo, Dem. Rep.

In 2009 there have been 26 cases of Polio which 3 have been in Angola, 5 in Uganda and 18 in Sudan.

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Name: 
Epidemic in Congo, Dem. Rep.
Region: 
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Occurance Date: 
31/03/2009

Epidemic in Congo, Dem. Rep.

An Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever outbreak has been declared in the Mweka health zones of the Western Kasai province following the death of a parturient, her baby and the person who accompanied them to th

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Name: 
Epidemic in Congo, Dem Rep
Region: 
Congo, Dem Rep
Occurance Date: 
09/01/2009