In pictures: the world’s most neglected crisis | World Bank Burkina Faso News
According to the latest report of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), the population of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the most neglected country in the world.
The aid agency said on Thursday that it published an annual index that last year 2 million people were displaced in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. There are 27 million people in the world, including more than 3 million children who don’t know where the next meal will come from. Therefore, it is the country with the largest number of people facing food insecurity in the world.
NRC Secretary-General Jan Egeland said: “The DRC is one of the worst humanitarian crises of the 21st century.” “Intensified violence, record levels of hunger and a deadly combination of total neglect have triggered a huge The crisis in China requires a huge response. However, on the contrary, millions of families on the edge of the abyss seem to be forgotten by the outside world and turned away by any supportive lifeline.”
In the world’s top ten most neglected displacement crises, African countries once again topped the list, with the Democratic Republic of the Congo topping the list, followed by Cameroon, Burundi, Venezuela, Honduras, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, the Central African Republic and Mali.
The NRC stated that the COVID-19 pandemic has further exacerbated the situation of disadvantaged groups, leaving the millions of people already struggling to survive a neglected crisis even further behind. Their small income has disappeared, their needs have skyrocketed, and their international funds have dried up.