The UNHCR Standardized Expanded Nutrition Surveys (SENS) provide regular nutrition data that plays a key role in delivering effective and timely interventions to ensure good nutritional outcomes in the refugee populations.
Series of 3 SENS in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the first half of 2019 focusing on the following locations and population groups:
- in camps hosting refugees from Burundi (Sud-Kivu province);
- in camps and among host populations hosting refugees from Central African Republic (Bas-Uélé, Nord-Ubangi and Sud-Ubangi provinces), and
- in camps and among host populations hosting refugees from South Sudan (Haut-Uélé and Ituri provinces).
The survey includes seven modules: household composition, income, consumption and food security, use of mosquito nets, water and sanitation (WASH), children under five, and women of childbearing age. See further details in the three reports.