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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Overview

COVID-19 in DR Congo

Key Figures

  • People in Need

    19,600,000 23% decrease since June 29, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    9,600,000 4% increase since June 29, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • Chidren in Need

    11,500,000 34% increase since November 22, 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+)

    21,800,000 40% increase since December 20, 2019

    Source: IPC
  • IDPs

    5,500,000 6% increase since August 31, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • Children IDPs

    3,040,000 6% decrease since February 29, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • Returnees

    1,190,000 39% decrease since February 29, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • Children Returnees

    696,450 38% decrease since February 29, 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in DRC

    491,727 6% decrease since November 30, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Biometrically Registered Refugees in DRC

    333,603 No change since November 30, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Rwandan Refugees in DRC

    213,777 No change since November 30, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Rwandan Refugees Repatriated from DRC (cumulative per year)

    922 57% decrease since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees in DRC

    173,731 2% increase since November 30, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees in DRC (since 27 Dec 2020)

    92,053 No change since January 29, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in DRC

    54,755 39% decrease since November 30, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugee Arrivals in DRC (Cumulative per year)

    387 93% decrease since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Burundian Refugees in DRC

    46,829 4% decrease since November 30, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees & Asylum-Seekers

    934,381 1% increase since September 30, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • New Arrivals from DRC in Countries of Asylum (per month)

    3,688 46% decrease since October 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Uganda

    422,989 No change since December 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugee Arrivals in Uganda (per year)

    13,322 77% decrease since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugee Arrivals in Uganda (per month)

    2,691 29% decrease since February 29, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in Southern Africa

    117,833 2% increase since September 30, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in Burundi

    77,757 No change since September 30, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in Tanzania

    77,898 1% increase since September 30, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Rwanda

    77,017 No change since September 30, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Biometrically Registered DRC Refugees in Angola

    38,688 No change since February 26, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees Repatriated from Angola (cumulative)

    2,912 7% increase since February 10, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Zambia

    55,523 No change since August 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Kenya

    44,763 No change since May 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in Republic of Congo

    19,780 4% decrease since September 30, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in South Sudan

    16,467 1% increase since October 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in Malawi

    29,416 No change since September 30, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in Zimbabwe

    10,837 1% decrease since August 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in CAR

    11,082 No change since November 30, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Schools Closed due to Insecurity

    311 39% decrease since June 30, 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • KKA Incidents (Killed, Kidnapped and Arrested) against Aid Workers (per year)

    8 11% decrease since December 31, 2019

  • Aid Workers affected by KKA Incidents (Killed, Kidnapped and Arrested per year)

    20 43% increase since December 31, 2019

  • Aid Workers Killed (per year)

    1 86% decrease since December 31, 2019

  • Aid Workers Kidnapped (per year)

    19 171% increase since December 31, 2019

  • Children with Severe Acute Malnutrition

    1,400,000 30% decrease since May 31, 2018

    Source: UNICEF
  • People Received WFP Food Assistance (per month)

    1,305,900 1% decrease since November 30, 2020

    Source: WFP
  • New IDPs by Conflict (per year)

    1,672,000 9% decrease since December 31, 2018

    Source: IDMC
  • New IDPs by Natural Disasters (per year)

    233,000 188% increase since December 31, 2018

    Source: IDMC