Our actions in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Our actions against Cholera in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Fight against cholera in Kalemie, Katanga Province

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Kalemie works
Welding training Kalemie
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Total Inhabitants: 170 000
Area type: Urban
Funds invested: 8 million USD
Partners: Ministry of Public Health, Regideso, Katanga Province Governorate, Solidarit├ęs International, UNICEF, French Embassy in DRC, Veolia Environnement Foundation,

Kalemie city is an identified source of cholera epidemics, where the program in the Democratic Republic of Congo first started in 2008.

Based on Epidemiological studies and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene studies, a master plan was co-designed by the Veolia Environnement Foundation, Solidarit├ęs International and the Regideso, with a priority given to the improvement of potable water access. The master plan requires 5 phases of works that are under progress.

In parallel, capacity building and hygiene promotional activities are implemented in the communities.

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Fight againt cholera in Bukama, Katanga Province

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Bukama
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Total Inhabitants: 38770
Area type: Rural
Funds invested: 1.2 million USD
Partners: Ministry of Public Health, Regideso, UNICEF, Veolia Environnement Foundation,
An improved water supply system was implemented in Bukama, by collecting water sources and strengthening the distribution network.
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Fight against cholera in Uvira, South Kivu Province

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Total Inhabitants: 200 000
Area type: Urban
Funds invested: 10.5 million USD
Partners: Ministry of Public Health, Regideso, French Development Agency, European Union, Veolia Environnement Foundation, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,
Uvira city is an identified source of cholera epidemics. Based on the integrated approach, Epidemiological studies and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene studies were held in 2010 in Uvira.

A master plan for the city was accordingly co-designed in 2012 by the Veolia Environnement Foundation, the Regideso and an N.G.O. partner, with a priority given to the improvement of potable water access. The master plan implementation is under preparation and works are planned to start in 2014.

In parallel, capacity building and hygiene promotional activities are implemented in the communities.
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