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Volcanic hazards- Mount Nyiragongo, Democratic Republic of Congo

Conflict in the DRC

Civil wars have occurred in the DRC since 1994 when Hutu rebels crossed the
border from Rwanda. The conflict is between 2 warlord militia, the Congolese
army, liberation of Rwanda army and Lord's resistance army. Much of the…

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80% of Goma's industrial infrastructure destroyed.

Responses

Many Congolese fled to Rwanda during the eruption but as the authorities
had no warning of this happening they were unprepared for the influx of
refugees leaving many people on the streets.
Many evacuees returned to Goma as it was safer to return…

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