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Congo - Democratic Republic
Spill Notification Point
Office National des Transports Matadi
Tlx: 21017 ONATRA ZR
Competent National Authority
Le Secrétariat Général à l’Environment et Conservation de la Nature Ministère de l’Environment
Direction Ets. Humains et Protection de l’Environnement Point Focal WACAF B. P. 12348 Kinshasa 1
Tel: 34 355 34390
Fax: 243 88 436 75
No national or local contingency arrangements have been made by government or industry.
No oil spill response policy has been defined.
Government & Private
Only basic resources are available to combat spills, from the port, public works department, agricultural and commercial sources.
Previous Spill Experience
There do not appear to have been any major spills in Democratic Republic of Congo waters.
Prevention & Safety
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The Democratic Republic of Congo is not a signatory to any of the above conventions.
Regional and bilateral agreements
- Democratic Republic of Congo is not a party to any agreements.
Date of issue: March 2001
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