- Armed conflict, violence against civilians,
rape, forced recruitment of children into armed forces and major population
movement continues to affect large areas of eastern DRC, while the situation
remains fragile in the rest of the country.
- Almost 1.9 million people are still
displaced in the DRC, of which about 50 per cent are children.
- In addition to ongoing violence in
eastern DRC, conflict has broken out in the Equateur province, displacing
almost 200,000 people.
- UNICEF urgently needs US$14 million