The Democratic Republic of Congo has been in a state of endless battle for many years. Fleeing the abuses dedicated by numerous armed teams, tens of millions of individuals escape to the nation in search of security, discovering refuge in camps or host villages. This implies that individuals dwelling in the identical space have to share the few scarce sources obtainable, reminiscent of meals, ingesting water, and merchandise to wash themselves or clear their houses and dishes.
These dwelling situations signify an imminent hazard in a rustic the place the quantity of meals insecure individuals was estimated at 27 million in December 2021 and the place the lack of water and hygiene can lead to a really speedy unfold of cholera, Ebola and COVID-19 epidemics.
Faced with this complicated state of affairs, Solidarités International is implementing a number of initiatives associated to meals safety and water, sanitation and hygiene, primarily in the provinces of Ituri and North Kivu. These areas host the majority of inhabitants actions and signify the largest presence of internally displaced individuals in the nation. This report highlights the initiatives carried out in the Beni space.