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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+)

    27,020,164 1% decrease since March 30, 2021

    Source: IPC
  • Acutely Malnourished Children

    857,000

    Source: IPC
  • Pregnant or Lactating Women Acutely Malnourished

    468,000

    Source: IPC
  • IDPs

    5,600,000 2% increase since August 31, 2021

    Source: OCHA
  • Children IDPs

    3,300,000 2% increase since August 31, 2021

    Source: OCHA
  • Returnees

    2,700,000 4% decrease since August 31, 2021

    Source: OCHA
  • Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in DRC

    535,253 No change since August 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • Biometrically Registered Refugees in DRC

    361,174 1% decrease since July 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees in DRC

    206,346 7% decrease since August 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • Rwandan Refugees in DRC

    213,133 1% increase since August 31, 2021

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

    802 13% decrease since December 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees in DRC due to Election-related Violence (since Dec 2020)

    73,645 No change since June 30, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in DRC

    55,819 No change since August 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • Burundian Refugees in DRC

    42,725 1% increase since August 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees & Asylum-Seekers

    961,617 No change since August 31, 2021

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

    442,792 2% increase since June 30, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in Southern Africa

    121,196 3% increase since May 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in Burundi

    79,662 No change since May 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in Tanzania

    79,002 No change since May 31, 2021

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

    74,836 No change since May 31, 2021

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

    63,279 1% increase since August 31, 2021

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

    48,262 8% increase since September 30, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in Republic of Congo

    20,371 No change since May 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in South Sudan

    16,821 No change since March 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in Malawi

    31,409 1% increase since May 31, 2021

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in Zimbabwe

    12,020 6% increase since June 30, 2021

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

    11,331 No change since July 31, 2021

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

    23,685 No change since September 30, 2021

    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)

    7 70% decrease since December 31, 2020

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

    12 75% decrease since December 31, 2020

  • Aid Workers Killed (per year)

    2 67% decrease since December 31, 2020

  • Aid Workers Kidnapped (per year)

    8 81% decrease since December 31, 2020

  • Aid Workers Arrested (per year)

    2 100% increase since December 31, 2018

  • Children with Severe Acute Malnutrition

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

    Source: UNICEF
  • Incidents Affecting Humanitarian Organisations (per year)

    260

    Source: OCHA
  • Incidents Affecting Humanitarian Organisations (per month)

    21 13% decrease since September 30, 2021

    Source: OCHA
  • North Kivu: Incidents Affecting Humanitarian Organisations (per month)

    2 33% decrease since September 30, 2021

    Source: OCHA
  • North Kivu: Incidents Affecting Humanitarian Organisations (per year)

    72

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

    1,320,500 6% decrease since July 31, 2021

    Source: WFP
  • New Displacements by Conflict & Violence (per year)

    2,209,000 32% increase since December 31, 2019

    Source: IDMC
  • New Displacements by Disasters (per year)

    279,000 20% increase since December 31, 2019

    Source: IDMC