The Kavimvira bridge destruction and
riverine houses demolition along the two Kavimvira
River banks during rain saisons 2015, 2016 and 2017 at
Uvira, South Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of
Congo (DRC), were investigated by direct observation
and measurements of erosion areas. The study aimed
erosion and inundation description, damages evaluation
in order to prevent deaf for wildlife and for human
beings. We found that river banks erosion and scouring
inundations are the major threats of damages. We then
suggest respecting ten metres from the river bank free
of human activities, to reforest the Kavimvira river
banks on both sides, to regularly dredge the river bed
and to erect dykes for lasting environmental protection.
Keywords : Erosion, Flooded, Kavimvira River, Riverine Houses, Uvira.