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Table 1 Summary of conflict per geographic area in the Democratic Republic of the Congo between August 1, 2018, and July 26, 2019

From: Dynamics of conflict during the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 2018–2019

 Conflict categoriesIncidenceHuman population
BattlesExplosions/remote violenceProtestsRiotsStrategic developmentsViolence against civiliansTotalConflict incidence (per 10,000)Population
Affected health zones (n)a,b22439233332266111.284,792,553
Affected health zones (% of number of conflicts)a,b33.58%50.00%33.82%19.88%16.10%31.39%30.01%5.21%
Health zones in North Kivu and Ituri that are adjacent but not affecteda (n)16121512281763940.964,084,535
Health zones in North Kivu and Ituri that are adjacent but not affecteda (% of number of conflicts)24.14%33.33%5.51%7.23%13.66%24.44%19.35%4.44%
All other areas in the DRCa,c (n)282116512114431810310.1283,053,912
All other areas in the DRCa,c (% of total number of conflicts)42.28%16.67%60.66%72.89%70.24%44.17%50.64%90.34%
Total number of conflictsa (n)667627216620572020360.2291,931,000
Total number of conflicts (%)32.76%0.29%13.36%8.15%10.07%35.36%100%100%
  1. aTime period of August 1, 2018, to July 26, 2019
  2. bAlimbongo, Beni, Biena, Bunie, Goma, Butembo, Kayna, Kyondo, Lubero, Manguredjipa, Masereka, Mutwanga, Oicha, Komanda, Mambasa, Nyankunde, Rwampara, Tchomia, Kalunguta, Katwa, Mabalako, Mandima, Musienene, Vuhovi
  3. cThe Democratic Republic of the Congo