DR Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo: Internally Displaced People and returnees (March 2014)

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As of 31 March 2014, the DRC has some 2,635,000 internal displaced persons, a decrease of 11 % compared to the last quarter of 2013.

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2.6 million of internally displaced people, 300,000 less than in December 2013.

Downward trend in all the provinces, except for Katanga.

500,000 peoples are currently displaced in Katanga against 50,000 in 2011.

97% of forced displacement caused by insecurity linked to armed conflict.

Around 42% if IDPs living in sites against 28% in December 2013.

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