As of 31 December 2016, the Democratic Republic of the Congo had more than 2.2 million internally displaced people(IDPs), of whom 52% were women and young girls. Almost 90% of displacements were due to armed violence/conflict1. With 40% of displaced people, North Kivu is the most affected province of all. With the exception of Tanganyika, host families represent the principal source of shelter for IDPs.
- UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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