Profile at a Glance: The Use of Profiling in the Democratic Republic of Congo, North Kivu (2010)

Related Topics: Refugee & IDP statistics

The profiling results were used by agencies, including UNFPA, USAID/ OTI, Handicap International and academic institutions, for their programme planning. It also enabled OCHA for the first time to include disaggregated population figures in the humanitarian action plan for the DRC.

The study furthermore highlighted the importance of improving the security status of return areas, and to approach programming from a community development point of view rather than a purely humanitarian one.

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