Eruption of Volcano Nyiragongo

Published on Jan 22, 2002 01:00 AM  -  Updated on Jul 09, 2019 05:04 PM
Following a terrible explosion of the Nyiragongo volcano in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on 17th January 2002, Télécoms sans Frontières was contacted by the Red Cross to support those providing help to the affected populations.

Context: Volcanic eruption
Start date: 22/01/2002
End date: 11/02/2002
Areas of intervention:

  • Ruhengeri
  • N’Kamira
  • Mudende

Activities: Support to coordination