The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is one of the most complex and long-standing humanitarian crises in Africa. By the end of 2020, some 940,421 Congolese refugees and asylum seekers were hosted across the African continent.
How many people have left the DRC?
In total, more than five million people are internally displaced in DR Congo, and an additional million people have fled the country.
How many refugees are there in 2020?
At the end of 2020, there were 82.4 million forcibly displaced people in the world, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), of which more than a quarter are refugees. This number has doubled since 2010 and is higher now than it has ever been.
Who won the Congo war?
First Congo War
|Date||24 October 1996 – 16 May 1997 (6 months, 3 weeks and 1 day)|
|Result||Decisive AFDL victory Overthrow of the Mobutu regime Zaire renamed back to the Democratic Republic of the Congo Installation of Laurent-Désiré Kabila as president Beginning of Second Congo War|
What happened in the Congo crisis?
Constituting a series of civil wars, the Congo Crisis was also a proxy conflict in the Cold War, in which the Soviet Union and the United States supported opposing factions. … The involvement of the Soviets split the Congolese government and led to an impasse between Lumumba and President Joseph Kasa-Vubu.