Every day more than 5500 people have fled their homes in the Democratic Republic of Congo during the first half of 2017.

For the second consecutive year, the Democratic Republic of Congo is the most affected country in the world by internal displacement caused by conflict, according to a report of the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC).

Fighting between armed groups accumulated to a political crisis that is worsening - President Joseph Kabila refuses to resign - made the volatile region.

'' It is a mega crisis. The number of people fleeing the violence is unheard of, than Syria, Yemen and Iraq, "said Ulrika Blom, director of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in the DRC.

'' D geopolitical ésintérêt ''

Today, four million people are displaced and more than seven million fight against hunger.

The United Nations sounded the alarm bell in October, but less than half of the funds were collected.

'' Donor fatigue, disinterest and geopolitical competing crises have pushed the Congo down the list of priorities of the international community '' lamented Ulrika Blom.

Source : afriquemedia.tv

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