Responding to displacement needs

Responding to displacement needs

19 February 2010

In late 2008, escalated fighting among rebels and the Congolese Armed Forces (FARCD) provoked renewed and widespread displacement in North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Written by Sarah Bailey, HPG Humanitarian Policy Group, Overseas Development Institute.

In response to the unfolding crisis, Concern Worldwide implemented an emergency project in Masisi Territory using funding from the Disasters Emergency Committee and Irish Aid.

Concern’s nine-month emergency project sought to contribute to the livelihood security of displaced and host families in Masisi territory by increasing household access to food, non-food items and water.

 

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Responding to displacement needs

In late 2008, escalated fighting among rebels and the Congolese Armed Forces (FARCD) provoked renewed and widespread displacement in North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo.