In 2016, 423,000 people were displaced in Nord-Kivu. As of February, 883,000 IDPs have been recorded in the province since 2009 - up from 837,000 recorded in November 2016.? ??The majority of IDPs live with host families, while over 190,000 live in 54 sites coordinated by IOM and UNHCR.??IDPs are mainly from the border area between Masisi, Rutshuru, and Walikale territories.??
Beni: Between August and September 2016, over 187,000 people were displaced in Beni territory, by a surge of ADF activity. Approximately 151,000 IDPs were already in Beni territory beforehand.???
Lubero: Approximately 268,000 IDPs were recorded in Lubero in the third quarter of 2016, compared to about 183,000 IDPs in June 2016.??Most of the newly registered were in southern Lubero.?
Rutshuru: As of 5 February, over 9,000 people in Kikuku (75% of the population) have reportedly fled to neighbouring localities due to Mayi-Mayi activity during the past seven months.?
In 2016, over 109,000 people were newly displaced in Sud-Kivu. As of February, 422,000 IDPs have been recorded in the province since 2009 - up from 378,000 recorded in November 2016. Of these, over 190,000 people are hosted in Kalehe.???
Haut-Katanga hosts over 94,500 IDPs as of 30 November 2016, up from some 90,700 in June 2016.??As of 24 March, over 26,000 IDPs in Pweto, who had fled fighting between Luba and Batwa communities since December 2016, are still in need of humanitarian assistance. Preliminary assessment results on 100 cases indicate high malnutrition levels in children under the age of five: SAM is at 15% and MAM is at 42%.?From 15 to 22 March, clashes between newly formed armed groups have resulted in 2,000 newly displaced households in Mitwaba territory. In addition, villages have been looted, houses burnt, and ten people were kidnapped.?As of mid-February, over 35,000 IDPs, who have been displaced since mid-2016 due to clashes between Luba and Batwa communities, are in need of assistance (drinking water and health assistance) in Pweto and Mitwaba.?In December 2016, more than 1,000 people from the Batwa communities were displaced in Pweto territory due to fighting between Luba and Batwa communities.? In the third quarter of 2016, the majority of the displaced were recorded in Pweto and Mitwaba.?
As of 30 November 2016, over 40,000 IDPs are hosted in Malemba Nkulu territory, compared to 47,100 IDPs recorded in May 2016.?This decrease may be due to greater FARDC presence in the territory.???
Bas-Uele, Haut-Uele, Ituri and Tshopo
Over 225,000 IDPs were reported in Bas-Uele, Haut-Uele, Ituri, and Tshopo as of 30 September 2016, compared to 218,000 in May 2016. 94% of the displaced are hosted in Ituri. Half of the displaced fled armed group activity and violence in Nord-Kivu. 68% of the displaced live with host families.??
Over 210,400 IDPs are hosted in Ituri as of 30 November 2016.? Over half of the displaced fled violence in Nord-Kivu. Armed conflict and violence is the primary cause of displacement in the province.?? Between November 2016 and January, over 60,000 newly displaced people were registered in Irumu and Mambasa territories between November 2016 and January. They reportedly fled ADF activity in Nord-Kivu. They need food, WASH, health, and education assistance.? As of early March, over 11,600 returnees in Mahagi territory, who fled armed conflict in December 2016, are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance.?
Between 1 and 8 March, some 310 families arrived in Kalonda Kibuyu, from neighbouring Tanganyika province, following clashes between Luba and Batwa communities.? Over 92,000 people were newly displaced in Maniema in 2016. ?Around 157,000 IDPs were reported in Maniema in the fourth quater of 2016, up from 148,000 in the third quarter.?Over 90% were people who fled armed conflict in neighbouring Sud-Kivu. The majority live with host families.???
Since August 2016, violent clashes between Luba and Batwa communities in Tanganyika has become one of the leading causes of displacement in the country.?In 2016, over 234,000 people were newly displaced in Tanganyika, including 102,000 people displaced from October to December 2016. In total, 370,000 IDPs have been recorded in Tanganyika since 2009. Of these, approximately 55% are live with host families.?Between July 2016 and January 2017, over 70,000 children (aged six–twelve) reportedly fled Kabalo, Kalemie, Manono, Moba, and Nyunzu territories due to Luba and Batwa inter-communal violence.?
In January, over 33,600 people fled Kansimba to Moba territory, due to inter-communal clashes between Luba and Batwa. Dozens of villages in Kansimba have reportedly been burned down.?On 3-4 January, 15,000 people fled inter-communcal violence between Luba and Batwa in Mpiana, Manono.?7,000 people were also displaced to Kiambi, due to violence in Kayumba, from 23-24 December 2016.? As of 22 December 2016, over 50,000 IDPs are reportedly hosted in Manono, since clashes broke out between Luba and Batwa communities in mid-August 2016.?
Kasai, Kasai-Central, and Kasai-Oriental
Since 1 January, over 12,000 people (approximately 200 people per day) have been displaced in Kasai due to clashes between Kamuina Nsapu militias and security forces.? 216,000 people – 36,000 households – have been displaced by fighting in the region since August 2016: 11,000 households in Kasai-Central and 25,000 households in Kasai. ? As of 24 March, over 170,000 IDPs in Kasai, Kasai-Central, and Kasai-Oriental who have been displaced since August 2016 are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance.?