The provinces of Ituri and North Kivu, DR Congo, have seen a dramatic increase in armed violence against civilians over the past 18 months. Beyond being a threat to physical safety, the presence of armed groups also constitutes a severe threat to the mental health, livelihoods, food security, and education of people of concern – all with long-term consequences.
More than 860,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have settled across the border in what is commonly known as ‘the world’s largest refugee camp’ in the Cox's Bazar district in Bangladesh. They live in densely populated camps, currently facing the triple threat of fires, monsoons, and COVID-19 – with little prospect of returning home. This is what you need to know about the Rohingya refugee crisis.
Yemen is the world's largest humanitarian crisis with 24 million people in need of aid and 4 million people displaced. What you need to know about the Yemen crisis.
The global COVID-19 pandemic is a humanitarian, economic, and social crisis on a nearly unprecedented scale. Its impacts have devastated communities throughout the world, but displaced people have been disproportionally affected. Since the outbreak of the crisis, DRC has been working to identify and address the specific challenges faced by refugees and displaced people.
The Syria crisis is the world's largest displacement crisis. More than half of the population have been forced to flee their homes, and much of the country is in ruins. What you need to know about the Syria crisis.
When war and conflict forces families into a life of displacement, girls and women are the most vulnerable. Not because women are somehow unable to survive or manage themselves, but because they, as women, are at greater risk of being abused and deprived of their rights.