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27 Sep 2016 description

225.5 M required for 2016
36.5 M contributions received, representing 16% of requirements
188.9 M funding gap for the Central African Republic Situation

27 Sep 2016 description

Overview

The Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) was responsible for 12 attacks in August 2016 in which they abducted 20 civilians. All 20 abductees escaped or were released within days of being abducted, in most cases after being used to porter looted goods. August was the second consecutive month of relatively low levels of LRA violence following spikes in activity in January, February, and June 2016.

LRA abductions concentrated in eastern CAR

27 Sep 2016 description

Nombreux sont les bâtiments publics qui affichent aujourd’hui une dégradation plus ou moins avancée, à la suite des crises successives qu’a connues le pays. Certains ont été saccagés, d’autres vétustes. Le Lycée moderne de Bossangoa, la sous-Préfecture et la brigade de Gendarmerie de Nana-bakassa (Préfecture de l’Ouham) en sont une parfaite illustration.

27 Sep 2016 description

(Goré, le 26 septembre 2016) - Une cérémonie de lancement officiel de l’opération de délivrance des cartes nationales d’identité aux retournés tchadiens venus de la République Centrafrique en 2013 et 2014 a eu lieu le lundi 26 septembre 2016 au site des retournés de Danamadja à Goré. La cérémonie s’est tenue en présence des autorités administratives et militaires ainsi que des acteurs humanitaires du département de la Nya Pende dans la région du Logone Oriental.

27 Sep 2016 description
report UN General Assembly

Note du Secrétaire général

Le Secrétaire général a l’honneur de transmettre à l’Assemblée générale le rapport d’enquête externe indépendant sur l’exploitation et les atteintes sexuelles commises par les forces internationales de maintien de la paix en République centrafricaine, établi en application de la résolution 70/286 de l’Assemblée générale.

27 Sep 2016 description
report UN General Assembly

Note by the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the General Assembly the report of an independent review on sexual exploitation and abuse by international peacekeeping forces in the Central African Republic, in accordance with General Assembly resolution 70/286.

Report of an independent review on sexual exploitation and abuse by international peacekeeping forces in the Central African Republic: “Taking action on sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers”

Summary

27 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

  • Preparations for the Cost of Hunger study in DRC are underway. The official launch of the study is scheduled to take place on 14 September.

  • The Ituri province authorities have set up administrative measures to facilitate humanitarian activities, including removing barriers setup by the military.

Operational Updates

27 Sep 2016 description
report Guardian

In the face of conflict and sexual abuse, women in a camp in Central African Republic’s capital are working together to rebuild their lives

Metres away from passengers awaiting their flights in the departure lounge of M’Poko airport in Bangui, tens of thousands of people shelter inside old jumbo-jets, under hangars or in ramshackle tents.

Marie Valentine, 66, is one of them. She remembers vividly the bullets flying in all directions as she fled her house in the capital of Central African Republic, in December 2013.

26 Sep 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • The nutritional situation in Chad remains worrying. 112,230 children under five with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) were admitted into therapeutic care from January to July 2016, reaching 63% of the revised annual target (193,943). This is 21% more cases of SAM than in the same period in 2015 (87,860). Kanem and Bahr El Gazal Regions are particularly affected as by July they have surpassed their annual target by 106% and 118% respectively.

26 Sep 2016 description

Bangui, 26 September 2016 - The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Central African Republic condemns in the strongest terms the attacks which have been involving humanitarian workers in Kaga Bandoro, prefecture of Nana Gribizi. During the month of September, 15 attacks were recorded with instances where armed men broke into the premises of international organization. Against this background, OCHA deplores the deterioration in the protection of civilians’ situation in CAR.

26 Sep 2016 description
  1. On 23 September 2016, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General convened, on behalf of the Secretary-General, a Ministerial meeting on the Central African Republic (CAR) with H.E. Professor Faustin Archange Touadéra, President of the Central African Republic, and key stakeholders including France, the United States, the African Union, the Economic Community of Central African States, the European Union, the World Bank and the Peacebuilding Commission CAR Configuration.

26 Sep 2016 description

Bangui, le 26 septembre 2016 - Le Bureau de la coordination des Affaires humanitaires (OCHA) en République centrafricaine condamne avec la dernière énergie les agressions dont ont été la cible les travailleurs humanitaires dans la région de Kaga Bandoro, préfecture de la Nana Gribizi. Au cours du mois de septembre 15 agressions ont été enregistrées avec des cas où des individus armés se sont introduits dans les locaux administratifs ou les logements d’ONG internationales. OCHA déplore également la dégradation dans la protection des civils en RCA.

26 Sep 2016 description
  1. Le Vice-Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, au nom du Secrétaire général, a convoqué une réunion ministérielle sur la République centrafricaine (RCA) le 23 septembre 2016, en présence du Président de la République centrafricaine, Son Excellence Professeur Faustin Archange Touadéra, et des partenaires clefs de la RCA, dont la France, les Etats-Unis, l’Union africaine, l’Union européenne, la Communauté Economique des Etats de l’Afrique Centrale, la Banque mondiale ainsi que le Président de la configuration de la Commission de consolidation de la paix pour la République …

26 Sep 2016 description

In Numbers

  • 2 million people food insecure in C.A.R. (40% of the population of the country)
  • 450,000 refugees in neighbouring countries

Highlights

  • In C.A.R, the number of people in need of life-saving assistance increased from 1.7 million people in December 2015 to 2 million people in August 2016.
  • WFP provided food assistance to 323,654 people in C.A.R, 166,815 in Cameroon, 45,282 people in DRC, 18,125 in RoC and 10,361 in Chad.
  • Cholera cases are detected in C.A.R. region.