The DRC hosts over 527,000 refugees from neighboring countries and has over half a million internally displaced people. Individuals in the DRC face challenges of violence, Ebola outbreaks and a lack of resources.
World Food Programme ends food distributions and introduces cash grants for the 13,000 refugees from Central African Republic.
Jean is among more than 40,000 people who have fled violence in the Central African Republic and crossed the river to Democratic Republic of Congo.
“Resilience is a word used too easily, but with Aunty Rose and Mimi, and later all the women I met in the camp, I found its true meaning." -Giles Duley, from HUMANITY No.12
Losing a child is every parent's nightmare. The ordeal for Baseme and Eugenie was all the worse because they were separated for a few days from their son during violence.
The humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic continues to deteriorate with tens of thousands seeking shelter from the violence.
Even during tough times Central African Republic refugees at Mole Refugee Camp celebrated the New Year with dancing, music, poetry, drama and hope.
A fresh wave of violence has swept Bangui over the past week, forcing some 16,000 people to flee to safety within Central African Republic.
UNHCR calls for stepped up security to protect more than 15,000 people in 18 locations surrounded by armed groups across the Central African Republic.
Continuing violence and insecurity in Central African Republic has pushed the number of internally displaced people past 935,000, hampering humanitarian aid efforts.
UNHCR needs $331 million to help almost half-a-million Central African Republic refugees struggling to survive in neighbouring countries.
UNHCR concerned at reported lawlessness in Central Africa Republic as the number of people displaced continues to grow.
UNHCR High Commissioner António Guterres describes the situation in the Central African Republic as "a humanitarian catastrophe of unspeakable proportions."
Almost 9,000 people have fled to Cameroon in the past 10 days to escape violence in the Central African Republic.
Catastrophic humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Katanga province has displaced hundreds of thousands of people.
After nearly two years on the run from violence in the Central African Republic, Jean and his family are finally safe.
Reports say anti-Balaka militiamen are blocking and attacking civilians trying to flee violence in the Central African Republic.
Refugees began fleeing after a reported attack last week on the town of Kamango in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is seeing a surge in refugee arrivals from South Sudan in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Emmanuel fled with his sisters to the Democratic Republic of Congo while his father stayed behind.
Recurrent conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's North Kivu province is uprooting civilians and exposing an increasing number of women, girls and men to rape.
UNHCR is urgently seeking $21.4 million for its underfunded operations in Uganda for refugees who have fled from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
UNHCR is calling on donors for $99 million to help the hundreds of thousands displaced by the worsening humanitarian crises in South Sudan and the Central African Republic.
The crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has displaced millions of people. Hear five stories of refugees and IDPs who were forced to flee their homes and rebuild.
Violence in Central African Republic continues to flare up and drive hundreds of thousands of terrified families from their homes.