Democratic Republic of the Congo

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The effects of vouchers for essential household items on child health, mental health, resilience and social cohesion among internally displaced persons in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Impact Evaluation Report 107 (March 2020)

1. Introduction In 2017, across the globe, an estimated 201 million people in 134 countries needed humanitarian assistance, and public and private organisations spent a total of US$27.37 billion to...

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  • People in Need

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

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    8,100,000 No change since 3 Dec 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Chidren in Need

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

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

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

    Source: IPC
  • IDPs

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

    Source: OCHA
  • Children IDPs


    Source: OCHA

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