As of 31 December 2019, 905,573 Congolese refugees were being hosted in African countries. From 1 January to 31 December 2019 alone, some 93,410 Congolese fled to neighbouring countries, with a particularly significant increase in refugee flows to Uganda.
In 2019, UNHCR together with 63 humanitarian and development partners implemented the revised 2019-2020 Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP) to help respond to the needs of Congolese refugees in Africa.
905,573* Total number of refugees and asylum-seekers from the DRC
3,688 New arrivals in December 2019
93,410 Total of new arrivals in 2019
Total number of Congolese refugees assisted to return in 2019