Estimated internal human migration flows between subnational administrative units for every malaria endemic country in Africa
The rise of malaria in the Congo
The Democratic Republic of Congo is the 2nd largest country in Africa. In 2014, a quarter of African malaria deaths occurred in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The 10 countries that surround it equated to another quarter. Since 2006 the surrounding countries malaria victims have been on the decline, by the Democratic Republic of Congo has continued to rise, peaking at nearly 31,000 in 2013. Civil war prevents medical supplies reaching those that need it. Refugees fleeing conflict leave behind vital mosquito nets.