The Democratic Republic of Congo criticized the management of the sudden outbreak on May 22, especially the evacuation was ordered on Thursday, but there was no obvious organizational or logistical support.
The situation is “Crypt” more “Under control” Following the eruption of the Nyiragongo volcano and the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of residents of Goma City, Congolese President Félix Tshisekedi was relieved on Saturday, May 29, in response to the government’s growing criticism of crisis management.
At the press conference, Mr. Tsisekedi ruled that he “Evacuation from the city is absolutely necessary”, Referring to the sudden and chaotic evacuation last Thursday, so “We still don’t know what will happen”. “An underground lava flow may appear in the city at any time (…)”, He recalled, “It is strongly recommended not to return to Goma”.
“We have a problem with the displaced, but at least they are still alive and bringing them back (in the current situation) would be very dangerous”, Emphasize the head of state.
The number of these displaced people is estimated by the government to be about 400,000. “Flee in several directions”, with “It is difficult to have their exact number to organize effective care, which is why some time has passed.”, He explained that although the country’s criticism of the management that broke out suddenly on May 22 has surged — at least 34 people have died thereafter — especially when it ordered an evacuation on Thursday without obvious organizational or logistical support.
Many people have seen it in the eruption on May 22 “National Bankruptcy”, “No warning system is working”, Especially due to lack of budget, and “Managed by pifometer”, So it is estimated that the newspaper Ecological news, Judge “People have the impression of being abandoned in a tragic fate”.