The highest number of cases and fatalities were reported in the Lusambo health zone, with 308 cases and 24 deaths.
Attacks by militias across eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo leave over a dozen people dead since Friday, including six miners who were decapitated by CODECO group rebels, officials say.
A joint investigation will establish responsibility for the incident that left at least two people dead and 15 injured and impose severe sanctions against the peacekeepers involved.
The children lost contact following fierce fighting in Rutshuru territory between the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) and M23 rebels.
Congolese M23 rebels have seized the town of Bunagana in North Kivu province as heavy clashes continue to drive hundreds of people across the border into Uganda.
Africa Union chief Macky Sall called for dialogue between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda as tensions escalate between the two countries over a resurgence of the M23 rebel group.
Latest violence comes amid tensions between DR Congo and Rwanda over M23, another rebel group.
"Nearly 30 delegates representing the armed groups of Ituri, North and South Kivu took part in these exchanges," Democratic Republic of Congo says, adding more meetings would follow in coming weeks.
Fighting between the rebels and soldiers flared up on Wednesday after several days of calm following earlier clashes that led to tens of thousands of people to flee the region.
Notorious ethnic militia, CODECO, kills 18 villagers in a remote village of northeastern Ituri province, officials say, adding assailants used "machetes, arrows, firearms" in the attack.
The court's ruling is a blow to the Democratic Republic of Congo as the compensation represents just a fraction of the $11 billion demanded by Kinshasa over the 1998-2003 conflict that left thousands of people dead.
A bomb exploded at a Congolese restaurant as patrons gathered on Christmas Day in an eastern town where extremists are known to be active.
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