The United States government is donating the sum of $500million to the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo to support humanitarian activities in North Kivu province.
This assistance by the American government is the first disbursement of global financial assistance evaluated at two billion dollars, revealed the USAID director.
The announcement was made by the Director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in the DR Congo, John Dunlop, while in Goma in the presence of the governor of North Kivu province, Lt.-General Constant Ndima Kogbwa.
According to Dunlop, the financial assistance would be divided into three main priority axes in favour of displaced persons by the war in Rutshuru territory, a majority of whom are concentrated in the Nyiragongo territory.
The assistance would be made up of strands including emergency food, education, water and health.
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