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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Overview

COVID-19 in DR Congo

Key Figures

  • People in Need

    15,600,000 2% decrease since December 3, 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    8,100,000 No change since December 3, 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Chidren in Need

    8,590,000 53% increase since January 31, 2019

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

    15,577,676 19% increase since August 31, 2018

    Source: IPC
  • IDPs

    5,500,000 10% increase since December 31, 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Children IDPs

    3,220,000

    Source: OCHA
  • Returnees

    1,940,000

    Source: OCHA
  • Children Returnees

    1,130,000

    Source: OCHA
  • Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in DRC

    527,176 No change since March 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Rwandan Refugees in DRC

    214,466 No change since March 31, 2020

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

    365 83% decrease since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees in DRC

    171,373 No change since March 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • S. Sudanese Refugees in DRC

    88,629 No change since April 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

    47,171 No change since March 31, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees & Asylum-Seekers

    912,691 1% decrease since February 29, 2020

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

    93,410 41% decrease since December 31, 2018

    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

    415,098 No change since April 30, 2020

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

    10,266 82% 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

    115,322 No change since February 29, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in Burundi

    79,508 7% decrease since February 29, 2020

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

    76,287 No change since February 29, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in Tanzania

    76,495 No change since February 29, 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

    51,702 1% increase since January 31, 2020

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

    44,722 3% increase since December 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in Republic of Congo

    20,722 No change since February 29, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in South Sudan

    15,775 No change since April 30, 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in Malawi

    27,778 2% increase since October 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in Zimbabwe

    11,100 2% increase since October 31, 2019

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

    2,770 No change since October 31, 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Total Cholera Cases (per year)

    8,214 31% increase since March 22, 2020

    Source: WHO
  • Cholera Deaths (per year)

    101 38% increase since March 22, 2020

    Source: WHO
  • Total Measles Cases (per year)

    54,587 33% increase since April 5, 2020

    Source: WHO
  • Confirmed Measles Cases (per year)

    845 9% increase since April 5, 2020

    Source: WHO
  • Measles Deaths (per year)

    694 13% increase since April 5, 2020

    Source: WHO
  • 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)

    6 33% decrease since December 31, 2019

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

    13 7% decrease since December 31, 2019

  • Aid Workers Killed (per year)

    1 86% decrease since December 31, 2019

  • Aid Workers Kidnapped (per year)

    12 71% 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)

    1,095,818 16% increase since March 31, 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