Crisis Severity The severity score from 1 to 5 is based on 31 indicators aggregated into 3 pillars (impact, conditions, and complexity)3.20 Very lowVery high 5
Impact This measures the impact of the crisis itself, in terms of the scope of its geographical, and human effects.3.60 Very lowVery high 5
Humanitarian Conditions This measures the conditions and status of the people affected, including info about the distribution of severity.3.30 Very lowVery high 5
Complexity This measures the complexity of the crisis, in terms of factors that affect its mitigation or resolution.2.70 Very lowVery high 5
Access Constraints This measures the level of humanitarian access constraints.No constraintsExtreme constraints
Following a ceasefire in late 2017 that ended armed conflict in Pool department, the security situation there has improved, and people displaced by the conflict have begun to return home. IDPs and returnees in Pool department continue to need assistance due to a lack of access to basic services.?
Severe flooding has occurred in Republic of Congo since October 2019. On 26 November the government declared a state of natural disaster and a humanitarian emergency in the most affected departments of Likouala, Cuvette and Plateaux. Support from humanitarian organisations was requested. As of 23 January, an estimated 170,000 people are affected across the country, particularly in Likouala, Cuvette, and Plateaux departments. ??INFORM measures Congo's risk of humanitarian crisis and disaster for 2020 to be high, at 5.4/10. Congo's vulnerability is measured at 6/10.?
No significant recent humanitarian developments. This crisis is being monitored by our analysis team.
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