Number of Internally Displaced People (IDPs)
Since December 2006 : 437,000 (Mainly
in Rutshuru and Masisi districts)
Total estimated number for entire North
Kivu : 800,000
After two weeks of speeches, debates
and workshops, the Kivus Conference on Peace, Security and Development
ended on 23 January with the signature of an act of engagement from the
different armed groups and representatives of DRC government.
FARDC reacted after security incidents
on humanitarians in Rutshuru by setting-up a military survey post in Katoro.