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Host communities as front-liners to the displacement crisis in DRC
Host communities as front-liners to the displacement crisis in DRC

February 11, 2021

Host communities as front-liners to the displacement crisis in DRC

Communities living in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) continue to suffer from an acute and complex humanitarian crisis. Due to the increased insecurity affecting the region these past several years, DRC has become the African country which hosts the most internally displaced persons (IDPs)- who now number over 5 million. The brunt of displacement is often left to host communities who are the de facto front-liners of this situation. Including them in the humanitarian response must be made a priority.

Syria: Besieged and hard-to-reach communities continue to face access restrictions threatening their ability to meet basic needs
Syria: Besieged and hard-to-reach communities continue to face access restrictions threatening their ability to meet basic needs

August 3, 2017

Syria: Besieged and hard-to-reach communities continue to face access restrictions threatening their ability to meet basic needs

After six years of civil war, Syrians continue to face acute shortages of food and basic services. With a multitude of opposing factions fighting each other on numerous fronts, widespread destruction and violence currently shape the lives of civilians. The situation is particularly critical in besieged and hard-to-reach communities, where prohibitive restrictions on movement continue […]