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25 Nov 2014 description

A delegation of men and women of goodwill, led by the Archbishop of Bangui, Monsignor Dieudonné Nzapalainga, brought food, medical supplies and assistance, though mostly spiritual closeness to a Bangui camp occupied by former Seleka coalition rebels, for the most part Muslims.

25 Nov 2014 description

(Bangui, 24 novembre 2014): Une mission composée des membres de l’équipe humanitaire pays, du représentant du Ministère des affaires humanitaires et membres de la mission intégrée multidimensionnelle de stabilisation en Centrafrique a effectué une visite dans le sud-est du pays, à Zémio le 22 novembre pour évaluer la situation humanitaire après le déclenchement de violences intercommunautaires. La mission a appelé toutes les parties concernées à l’arrêt de la violence et à assurer la restauration de la cohésion sociale dans la région.

25 Nov 2014 description

Pakistan: Drought conditions in Sindh have affected nearly 1.7 million people; nearly 500 have died in Tharparkar, including 296 children. In FATA, the number of people displaced by the military’s operation Khyber One in the Tirah Valley has grown to 440,000 people, adding to 993,000 displaced by operations in North Waziristan.

Liberia: Two million children are thought to be affected by the consequences of the Ebola epidemic. High levels of unemployment are affecting income: 70% of households in a recent survey said they do not have enough money to afford food.

25 Nov 2014 description

Over the past year, Bangui has changed beyond recognition. Entire neighbourhoods have been looted and emptied. More than 61,000 people who once had homes in the capital now live in 34 spontaneous sites across the city. Most of the city’s Muslim population has left. Communities have gathered, based on their faith, around churches or the central Mosque. Insecurity and fear prevent them from returning home.

25 Nov 2014 description

Reaching thousands of people with life-saving aid in very remote and rural areas of the Central African Republic comes with a set of challenges unique to a country that ranks third to last on a list of human development indicators. In other words, out of 187 countries measured each year on how developed they are, CAR is number 185. By comparison, the United States occupies number five on the list, just behind Norway, Australia, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

25 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

CAR: Work rotations continued in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th arrondissement with 750 IDPs engaged in Cash-for-Work activities over a period of 10 days.

CHAD: IOM relocated 787 Chadian returnees from the Doyaba transit site to Maigama temporary site.

CAMEROON: IOM distributed food received from WFP to 227 households in Kentzou.

SITUATION OVERVIEW

24 Nov 2014 description

In this study, IPIS analyses the conflict dynamics in the Central African Republic (CAR) since the outbreak of the latest crisis in September 2012 up to September 2014. The analysis specifically looks into the motivations and interests of the main conflict parties, Seleka and anti-balaka, and the influence and interests of neighbouring countries. The report covers the following key questions. What is the background of the conflict parties Seleka and anti-balaka, and how are they structured? Which strategic interests do they prioritise, or ignore? What do they want to achieve?

24 Nov 2014 description

(Bangui, 24 November 2014): A mission composed of Humanitarian Country Team members, a representative of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and the Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic visited Zémio on 22 November to assess the humanitarian situation after the outbreak of inter-community violence. The mission to the south east of the country called upon all parties involved to end violence and ensure the restoration of social cohesion in the region.

24 Nov 2014 description

Highlights

  • 2.5 million people in need of humanitarian assistance

  • 488 000 people currently internally displaced (out of a population of 4.6 million)

  • 1.5 million people in need of food assistance (Integrated Food Security Phase Classification [IPC], October 2014), of which 19 percent of the rural population is in IPC phase 3 (Crisis) and 12 percent in phase 4 (Emergency)

24 Nov 2014 description

In partnership with The Resolve, we’ve just released a new reportfrom the LRA Crisis Tracker, which demonstrates important trends in LRA activity over the last six months. Our friend Paul Ronan does a great job at summarizing this data, which points to a spike in LRA abductions in DR Congo and Central African Republic (CAR).

24 Nov 2014 description
report Invisible Children

On the morning of November 21st, a 30-year-old South Sudanese man returned from LRA captivity with a 16-year-old Central African girl in Obo, Central African Republic (CAR). The young girl was reportedly abducted three years ago in Bakouma, CAR while the man was abducted near Juba, South Sudan.

23 Nov 2014 description
report UN News Service

21 November 2014 – An upsurge in violent attacks this week between communities in a town near the Central African Republic’s border with South Sudan has left at least 10 people injured and thousands more displaced, marking the first major inter-community incident in the region since the country’s crisis began in 2012, the United Nations humanitarian relief office said today.

22 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The situation in Bangui remains precarious, as ex-Séléka elements have issued demands to the Government of CAR (CARG) and threatened to detonate explosives.

  • U.N. Senior Humanitarian Coordinator (HC) for CAR Claire Bourgeois visits northeast CAR and calls for increased humanitarian support to the area.

  • The ongoing harvest has improved food security levels in parts of CAR; however, an estimated 1 million people may require emergency food assistance by mid-2015.

21 Nov 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

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DAKAR/GENEVE/NEW YORK, 21 Novembre 2014 – En réponse à l’apparition de nouveaux cas d’Ebola au Mali et l’augmentation continue des cas en Sierra Leone, l’UNICEF intensifie ses efforts pour aider les pays à risque en Afrique de l’Ouest à se préparer à toute éventuelle épidémie.

21 Nov 2014 description
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(Addis Ababa/Jeddah/N'Djamena, 21 November 2014): A high-level mission today wrapped up a week-long visit to Chad raising attention for the human suffering and calling for more engagement of the international community in the Central African Country.

21 Nov 2014 description

Dear Palais journalists

Following requests from several journalists, please find below my notes on the WHO preparedness missions to support countries get prepared to respond to any Ebola outbreak.

Ebola Preparedness

  • Given the evolving Ebola Virus situation, there is a risk of cases appearing in currently unaffected countries. With adequate levels of preparation however, such introductions can be contained before they develop into large outbreaks.

21 Nov 2014 description
report CARE

132 000 Centrafricains ont trouvé refuge au Cameroun. La plupart ont fui dans la précipitation les combats et les massacres. Beaucoup souffrent de traumatismes liés aux violences dont ils ont été témoins. Nos équipes ont rencontrés Jamila et son fils Paul*, réfugiés dans le camp de Timangolo. Ils reçoivent une aide psychosociale de la part des équipes de CARE. Un récit de Pauline Hédé, du pôle urgences de CARE France.

Jamila a perdu deux de ses fils lors de massacres en Centrafrique