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30 Mar 2017 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il a été publié par le Sous-bureau OCHA Bambari et couvre la période du 6 au 12 mars 2017. Sur le plan géographique, il couvre les préfectures de la Ouaka, Basse-Kotto, Haute Kotto, Mbomou, Haut-Mbomou et de la Vakaga.

FAITS ESSENTIELS

  • Affrontements entre groupes armés accompagnés d’exactions sur les civils à Atongo Bakary, Ndassima, Yassine, Mambissi et Agoudou-Manga dans l’Ouaka

30 Mar 2017 description
report Oxfam

One year after the Central African Republic elected president Touadera to power, violence and insecurity remain unchecked and half the population is going hungry, warned Oxfam today. 60% of the territory is still in the hands of the armed groups despite Faustin Archange Touadera’s inauguration on March 30 2016 on a ticket of ending the violence and guaranteeing protection to Central Africans exhausted after years of conflict.

Broken promises

28 Mar 2017 description

162.8 M required for 2017 including special situations

4.1 M contributions received, representing 3% of requirements

158.7 M overall funding gap for Chad

All figures are displayed in USD

28 Mar 2017 description

94.2 M required for 2017 including special situations

5.2 M contributions received, representing 5% of requirements

89.1 M overall funding gap for Cameroon

All figures are displayed in USD

28 Mar 2017 description

In the Central African Republic, the ICRC has a delegation in Bangui, sub-delegations in Kaga Bandoro, Bambari, Ndélé and Bangui (covering the west of the country), and an office in Birao.

In 2016, we improved access to emergency and routine medical care and upgraded water and sanitation infrastructure. We helped people meet their basic needs, restored family links, visited detainees and promoted international humanitarian law. Many of our activities were carried out in tandem with the Central African Red Cross Society.

28 Mar 2017 description
  • On 26 March, armed groups attacked civilians in the area of Bria (East of CAR, approx. 600 km from Bangui) and engaged in fighting with MINUSCA, who intervened to protect civilians. At least two INGOs staff have been wounded. The full impact of the attack is still unknown as needs assessments have not yet been carried out due to restriction of movement.

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • A campaign for mass distribution of mosquito nets has been launched. WFP will ensure the distribution of 7 million mosquito nets to 10 million people in 13 regions of Chad in the framework of UNDP’s programme to prevent malaria, the first cause of death in the country. WFP leverages its field presence and logistical expertise to dispatch the nets to 4,000 sites through 900 health centres.

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP is expanding the use of cash-based transfers from 1 to 3 sites in the East region resulting in an additional 15,972 new people for cash assistance in February.

  • WFP continues to face critical funding gaps impacting the level of food and nutrition assistance provided to all targeted groups (refugees, displaced people and vulnerable host communities) in the Far North and eastern regions.

Operational Updates

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP provided life-saving assistance to 189,244 highly vulnerable people.

  • WFP conducted the first round of cash distribution to 7,000 internally displaced people in KagaBandoro.

  • The 12th cycle of the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) took place with the participation of food security partners.

  • Logistics cluster partners launched two projects to increase access to people affected in Ouaka and Haute Kotto prefectures.

Operational Updates

27 Mar 2017 description

Press release 56/2017 27 March 2017

By decision of Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Kai Mykkänen, Finland’s humanitarian aid will amount to EUR 61.4 million, of which approximately EUR 20 million will be channelled to the famine-hit countries in the Horn of Africa and to Nigeria and Yemen.

27 Mar 2017 description

ROME, ITALY – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a donation of US$6 million from the Republic of Korea that will allow WFP to enhance innovative food security monitoring systems in ten countries in Africa, enabling the organization to hear directly from people in need. The funding was raised through Korea’s air-ticket solidarity levy, which is collected from each international flight passenger departing Korea. Known as the “Global Disease Eradication Fund,” it is part of Seoul’s commitment to ending global disease, poverty and hunger.

26 Mar 2017 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Above-average crop production in 2016 due to adequate rainfall throughout the season

  • Prices of millet and sorghum stable in January but remain above their year-earlier levels

  • Continued assistance required to improve access to food and protect livelihoods of food insecure and vulnerable people, including refugees and returnees

Cereal production recovered in 2016

26 Mar 2017 description
report World Bank

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • The World Bank’s emergency operations in the Central African Republic have created thousands of temporary jobs in a crisis context.

  • The LONDO project helped maintain over 1,000 kilometers of roads in 35 sub-prefectures.

  • To date, 17,250 of the 35,500 temporary jobs expected by the end of the project have already been created.

25 Mar 2017 description

Des casques bleus de la MINUSCA ont essuyé des tirs des anti-balakas vendredi dans la localité de Gobolo, à Bria (préfecture de la Haute-Kotto, est de la RCA) alors qu’ils intervenaient pour protéger la population des violences perpétrées par ces éléments armés. La MINUSCA a immédiatement riposté à cette attaque dont le bilan est d’un mort, deux blessés et neuf détenus parmi les assaillants. Un civil a également été blessé.

24 Mar 2017 description
report IRIN

BANGUI, 23 March 2017

Philip Kleinfeld
Freelance journalist and IRIN contributor

The first time the Séléka rebels captured Danielle* she was visiting the shallow grave where her husband, father, and brothers were all buried. Danielle had witnessed the rebels kill the men outside her home just a few hours earlier. When she returned to show her mother what had happened, the fighters – still lingering outside – turned on her.

24 Mar 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Haute Kotto and Ouaka Prefectures remain areas of tension in need of assistance from the humanitarian community

  • Insecurity is hindering humanitarian action. By the end of February, the 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan has only received 5% of the expected resources required for 2017. However, the humanitarian community remains ready to assist the areas of tension in spite of the humanitarian action's chronic under funding.

KEY NUMBERS

# displaced persons 402,240