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congo kin    Congo - Kinshasa   

The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as Congo-Kinshasa, DR Congo, the DROC, the DRC, or simply either Congo or the Congo, and formerly Zaire, is a country in Central Africa. It is, by area, the largest country in sub-Saharan Africa, the second-largest in all of Africa, and the 11th-largest in the world. Wikipedia

Capital: Kinshasa

Dialing code: +243

President: Felix Tshisekedi

Population: 86.79 million (2019) World Bank

Currency: Congolese franc

Official language: French

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Health authorities have reported at least 1,620 suspected cholera cases, including nine deaths, between 31 October and 25 December at internal displacements in Kanyaruchinya and surrounding areas, north of Goma, North Kivu province. The disease broke out following the outflow of civilians fleeing violence. Humanitarian partners have established cholera treatment centres and are increasing epidemiological surveillance as well as providing potable water to displacement sites.

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  9
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OCHA coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises.

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