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B. 2017-11-12 Train crash 'kills 33' in Democratic Republic of Congo Buyofwe, Lualaba, Congo
C. 2017-05-12 Ebola: WHO declares outbreak in DR Congo Bas-Uele, Congo
3. 2016-06-12 Congo: Boat collision on lake kills at least 27 people Lake Maindombe, Congo
4. 2015-02-14 Up to 100 feared missing after boats collide on Congo River Kwamouth, Congo
5. 2014-12-23 Congo boat sinks on river, dozens feared dead Lombolombo, Congo
6. 2014-12-14 129 drown after boat sinks on lake Katanga, Congo
H. 2014-11-15 Ebola: DR Congo says its outbreak is over Congo
2014-08-24 DR Congo confirms two Ebola deaths Equateur, Congo
J. 2014-05-11 Deadly stampede at DR Congo match Kinshasa, Congo

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Plane crash in Congo kills at least 90 '100 missing' as DR Congo boat capsizes Death toll from polio outbreak nears 100 Number of missing after boat capsizes   80 die in ferry accident  The ferry was laden with people and cargo traveling from western Bandundu province   Mourning declared after tanker blast  The Democratic Republic of the Congo declared two days of mourning for the victims of the oil tanker explosion that killed more than 230 peo... Fuel truck victims buried in mass graves   The bodies of some of the scores of people killed in a fuel truck explosion in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been buried in mass gra... Hundreds killed in oil tanker explosion Map of South Kivu Congo
  Train crash 'kills 33' in Democratic Republic of Congo Map of Buyofwe Lualaba Congo  Radio Okapi said that the train caught fire after crashing into a ravine. It was carrying flammable material   Ebola: WHO declares outbreak in DR Congo   At least one person has died after contracting the virus in the country's north-east   Congo: Boat collision on lake kills at least 27 people   2 boats were going in opposite directions between Inongo and Bokoro and to avoid fog, rerouted, leading to the collision Up to 100 feared missing after boats collide on Congo River Congo boat sinks on river, dozens feared dead   129 drown after boat sinks on lake Map of Katanga Congo  The true toll of the disaster is not known. 129 bodies have been recovered and there are 232 known survivors. The MV Mutambala was a private boat Ebola: DR Congo says its outbreak is over   DR Congo confirms two Ebola deaths Map of Equateur Congo  Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo say two people have died from Ebola in the country's north-west Deadly stampede at DR Congo match Dozens dead after train derails in Congo Dozens of Congolese refugees 'killed in boat accident'. Uganda Many dead in DR Congo blast caused by lightning   An explosion at an arms depot in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed at least 20 people, UN officials say 'Oil threat' to Africa's oldest park Logging slows in Africa's rainforest More than 20 killed in Congo mine collapse At least 7 killed after plane crashes Ebola outbreak kills 10 in Congo 'Bad wiring' caused Congo blasts Ammo dump explodes in Congo, killing 60 Map of Brazzaville Congo


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  A series of explosions at an ammunition depot killed 123 people and wounded hundreds more in in Brazzaville, the capital of Africa's Republic of Congo


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  At least 230 people were killed and 190 injured when an oil tanker flipped over and exploded. It was attempting to overtake a bus
 The truck, travelling from Tanzania, overturned in the village of Sange near the eastern border. The fuel spread through the village before exploding



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  Rescue workers were still searching for 20 people, a day after a plane crashed into a busy market.    There were charred bodies amid the wreckage that had not been removed. The DC-9, operated by Hewa Bora airline...
Apr.15   Air crash kills more than 80   The Hewa Bora Airways DC-9 crashed shortly after taking off from the Goma airport, killing 83 passengers and crew on board Feb.3   Great Lakes hit by deadly quakes  Rwanda: At least 30 people have been killed and more than 300 hurt. The 2 most powerful occurred hours apart with magnitudes of 6.0 and 5.0

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Oct.4   Plane crash kills 30
Map of Kinshasa Congo  The Russian-made Antonov-26 crashed in a poor, crowded suburb of Kinshasa right after takeoff

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Dec.5   Deaths, injuries reported in quake  A strong earthquake damaged homes in the town of Kalemie, and some people had been killed and injured Nov.29   Dozens die in train crash  The people were travelling on top of carriages and were swept off by beams on the bridge Feb.18   Plague outbreak kills 60  It is the worst outbreak of pneumonic plague for 50 years. The people who have died are all miners

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Nov.27 Boat tragedy 'kills 200'
May.9   Passengers sucked out of plane
  The doors opened as the pressure system broke down. 129 people are presumed dead


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Jan.21 Volcano survivors risk poisoning
Jan.20 Goma petrol station blast kills 50  Lava flows have ignited a petrol station. People were trying to siphon fuel from the elevated tanks Jan.19   Half of the city has been burned Map of Goma. Congo
  Lava edged with black crust inched through the city of Goma. Lava flowed into nearby Lake Kivu
Jan.18 Aid agencies battle volcano disaster   Volcano kills 45 people
Map of Goma Congo  Red-hot lava began pouring out of Mount Nyiragongo down through the town of Goma

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May.3 50 feared dead as ferry sinks



    
    

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Goma petrol station blast kills 50  Lava flows have ignited a petrol station. People were trying to siphon fuel from the elevated tanks Deadly stampede at DR Congo match At least 7 killed after plane crashes Plane crash in Congo kills at least 90 All bodies from plane crash found  A team of U.N. peacekeepers lowered by helicopter to a remote plane crash site recovered all 17 bodies from a humanitarian flight Plane crash kills 38; others missing Map of Goma Congo




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  Rescue workers were still searching for 20 people, a day after a plane crashed into a busy market.    There were charred bodies amid the wreckage that had not been removed. The DC-9, operated by Hewa Bora airline...
Apr.15 Air crash kills more than 80   The Hewa Bora Airways DC-9 crashed shortly after taking off from the Goma airport, killing 83 passengers and crew on board 2007 Oct.4 Plane crash kills 30
Map of Kinshasa Congo  The Russian-made Antonov-26 crashed in a poor, crowded suburb of Kinshasa right after takeoff 2003 May.9 Passengers sucked out of plane
  The doors opened as the pressure system broke down. 129 people are presumed dead




Congo, Disasters Environmental Timeline ... See World Environmental timeline Top ^
2013 Jul.31 'Oil threat' to Africa's oldest park
Jul.21 Logging slows in Africa's rainforest



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2008 Feb.3 Great Lakes hit by deadly quakes  Rwanda: At least 30 people have been killed and more than 300 hurt. The 2 most powerful occurred hours apart with magnitudes of 6.0 and 5.0 2005 Dec.5 Deaths, injuries reported in quake  A strong earthquake damaged homes in the town of Kalemie, and some people had been killed and injured



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2017 Nov.12   Train crash 'kills 33' in Democratic Republic of Congo Map of Buyofwe Lualaba Congo  Radio Okapi said that the train caught fire after crashing into a ravine. It was carrying flammable material 2014 Apr.23 Dozens dead after train derails in Congo 2005 Nov.29 Dozens die in train crash  The people were travelling on top of carriages and were swept off by beams on the bridge



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2017 May.12   Ebola: WHO declares outbreak in DR Congo   At least one person has died after contracting the virus in the country's north-east 2014 Nov.15 Ebola: DR Congo says its outbreak is over
Aug.24   DR Congo confirms two Ebola deaths Map of Equateur Congo  Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo say two people have died from Ebola in the country's north-west 2012 Aug.21 Ebola outbreak kills 10 in Congo 2010 Nov.11 Death toll from polio outbreak nears 100 2005 Feb.18 Plague outbreak kills 60  It is the worst outbreak of pneumonic plague for 50 years. The people who have died are all miners



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2016 Jun.12   Congo: Boat collision on lake kills at least 27 people   2 boats were going in opposite directions between Inongo and Bokoro and to avoid fog, rerouted, leading to the collision 2015 Feb.14 Up to 100 feared missing after boats collide on Congo River
2014 Dec.23 Congo boat sinks on river, dozens feared dead Dec.14   129 drown after boat sinks on lake Map of Katanga Congo  The true toll of the disaster is not known. 129 bodies have been recovered and there are 232 known survivors. The MV Mutambala was a private boat Mar.24 Dozens of Congolese refugees 'killed in boat accident'. Uganda 2011 May.2 '100 missing' as DR Congo boat capsizes 2010 Sep.5 Number of missing after boat capsizes Jul.29   80 die in ferry accident  The ferry was laden with people and cargo traveling from western Bandundu province 2003 Nov.27 Boat tragedy 'kills 200' 2001 May.3 50 feared dead as ferry sinks



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2002 Jan.21 Volcano survivors risk poisoning
Jan.19 Half of the city has been burned Map of Goma. Congo
  Lava edged with black crust inched through the city of Goma. Lava flowed into nearby Lake Kivu
Jan.18 Aid agencies battle volcano disaster Jan.18 Volcano kills 45 people Map of Goma Congo  Red-hot lava began pouring out of Mount Nyiragongo down through the town of Goma



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2013 May.16 More than 20 killed in Congo mine collapse




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2014 Jan.25 Many dead in DR Congo blast caused by lightning   An explosion at an arms depot in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed at least 20 people, UN officials say 2012 Mar.4 'Bad wiring' caused Congo blasts
Mar.4 Ammo dump explodes in Congo, killing 60 Map of Brazzaville Congo
  A series of explosions at an ammunition depot killed 123 people and wounded hundreds more in in Brazzaville, the capital of Africa's Republic of Congo
2010 Jul.4   Mourning declared after tanker blast  The Democratic Republic of the Congo declared two days of mourning for the victims of the oil tanker explosion that killed more than 230 peo... Jul.3 Fuel truck victims buried in mass graves   The bodies of some of the scores of people killed in a fuel truck explosion in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been buried in mass gra... Jul.3 Hundreds killed in oil tanker explosion Map of South Kivu Congo
  At least 230 people were killed and 190 injured when an oil tanker flipped over and exploded. It was attempting to overtake a bus
 The truck, travelling from Tanzania, overturned in the village of Sange near the eastern border. The fuel spread through the village before exploding