Thousands of people have been killed in Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) Kasai region since 2016, according to UN estimates. Conflict has caused the internal displacement of more than a million people the peak of the crisis, according to OCHA figures. DRC is Africa's biggest displacement crisis. The EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO) has financed various projects through its implementing partners. It focuses on rapid response to population movements, protection and life-saving assistance.