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Thousands still missing as Congo flood survivors search for relatives

Red Cross workers and volunteers gather for a briefing where Congolese civilians were killed following rains that destroyed the remote, mountainous area and ripped through the riverside villages of Nyamukubi, Kalehe territory in South Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo on 9th May, 2023.

Nyamukubi, Democratic Republic of Congo Reuters The death toll from flooding in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo crept higher on Tuesday as aid workers found more bodies among the muddy devastation and wounded residents succumbed to their injuries in an underequipped local clinic.  The floods, in a remote, mountainous area of South Kivu province, ripped […]

Volcanic eruption in Caribbean prompts Baptist church meals, relief agency supplies

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RNS Rev Cecil Richards is working with members of his Kingstown Baptist Church to help feed people in Saint Vincent who have been evacuated due to the volcanic eruption on the island nation. Soon after the initial eruption on Friday, volunteers prepared 170 meals from their church kitchen to distribute to evacuees at shelters in […]