Millions of Congolese have to flee ethnical conflicts. They are displaced in their own country or escape to neighboring countries. People think that the president himself is behind these conflicts.
Crises and disasters threatened more than 132 million people in 2018, and many of them never made headlines. The Care aid organization looks at humanitarian issues that were underreported last year.
After a disputed election, Felix Tshisekedi is the new president of DRC. Not an easy job, says DW's Andrea Schmidt, especially since he only won with the help of the former Kabila administration.
Some 300 babies worldwide die every day due to the effects of war, Save the Children has estimated in an analysis focused on 2017. About one in five children — or 420 million total — were living conflict zones.
Many people who flee from crisis situations are unable to leave their own countries. DW journalists have analysed Africa's refugee crises: Internally displaced people are the most vulnerable.
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