South Kivu: A spiralling humanitarian crisis

More than a year ago, South Kivu, a province in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) that is twice the size of Belgium, was home to 422,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) who had left their original homes because of increased violence and related insecurity. But as of 31 December 2017, the number of IDPs in South Kivu had swollen to 647,000.

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