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26 Jan 2015 description

Since January, humanitarian access continues to be hindered by various constraints; particularly violence against civilians including aid workers/assets, interference in the implementation of humanitarian activities and active hostilities. Since the beginning of 2014, more than 1,267 security incidents have been recorded of which 138 or 11 per cent were direct violence against humanitarian organisations. In 2015, until 21 January, 31 security incidents with 4 or 13% against aid workers specifically humanitarian workers kidnapping.

26 Jan 2015 description

2.7 million people are still in need based on 2015’s humanitarian Strategic Response Plan for the Central African Republic. The relative severity requirement by sub-prefecture shows that the humanitarian situation one year after the outbreak of the crisis is still important and continuing to be despite the progress of humanitarian actors deployment on the field and sectoral response already made over of 2014.

26 Jan 2015 description
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(Bangui, 26 January 2015): The Senior Humanitarian Coordinator, Claire Bourgeois, visited Batangafo, in north Central African Republic on 23 January, to assess the increasing protection needs in the area caused by a continuous influx of newly displaced persons (IDP). There are now more than 30,000 IDPs in the main site of the city.

23 Jan 2015 description

Highlights

  • The humanitarian community in CAR strongly condemns the abduction of humanitarian workers.

  • Nearly 10,000 Central Africans have fled to the Democratic Republic of the Congo since 16 December.

  • Malnutrition persists among the nearly 500 members of the Fulani (aka “Pheul”) community displaced in Yaloké.

Situation Overview

21 Jan 2015 description

REPUBLIQE CENTRAFRICAINE (RCA)
TROIS PERSONNES ENLEVÉES À BANGUI
En représailles à la capture de son chef, Rodrigue Ngaibona (Andilo), des éléments anti-Balaka ont enlevé le 19 janvier, une femme française travaillant pour une ONG internationale et un prêtre. Le lendemain, ils ont également détenu, pendant un certain temps, une employée de la Mission intégrée multidimensionnelle de stabilisation des Nations Unies en République centrafricaine (MINUSCA). Les éléments anti-Balaka réclament la libération de leur leader.

21 Jan 2015 description

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR)
THREE PEOPLE KIDNAPPED IN BANGUI
In retaliation for the capture of its leader, Rodrigue Ngaibona (Andilo), anti-Balaka elements kidnapped on 19 January, a French woman working for an international NGO and a priest. The day after, they also detained for some time a staff member of the UN peacekeeping mission (MINUSCA). Anti-Balaka elements are demanding the release of their leader.

21 Jan 2015 description

(Bangui, le 20 janvier 2015) : Au lendemain de l'enlèvement à Bangui d'un travailleur humanitaire français, le Coordonnateur humanitaire principal a.i en République centrafricaine, Mr Mohamed Malick Fall appelle les auteurs à sa libération immédiate et en toute sécurité.

21 Jan 2015 description

(Bangui, 20 January, 2015) The day after the abduction of a French humanitarian aid worker in Bangui, the United Nations interim Humanitarian Coordinator a.i., Mohamed Malick Fall, calls upon the perpetrators for her immediate and safe release.

17 Jan 2015 description

PRINCIPAUX PROBLÈMES HUMANITAIRES

Insécurité alimentaire et malnutrition

Au Tchad, près de 2.4 millions de personnes sont en insécurité alimentaire (20%) parmi lesquelles 428 000 personnes (3.6%) sont en situation d’insécurité alimentaire sévère. La situation nutritionnelle es t également alarmante, avec 350 000 cas de malnutrition aiguë globale attendus en 2015 pour les enfants de 6 à 59 mois, parmi lesquels 96 000 en situation de malnutrition aigüe sévère.

Mouvements de populations

15 Jan 2015 description

REPUBLIQE CENTRAFRICAINE (RCA)
10 000 FUIENT VERS LA RDC SUITE AUX VIOLENCES A OUAKA
Le 9 Janvier, le HCR a indiqué que depuis le 16 Décembre, 10 000 personnes de la RCA ont fui vers la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) après de violents affrontements entre les ex-Séléka et anti-Balaka dans la province de Ouaka. Il est estimé qu’un total de 68 000 réfugiés centrafricains sont en RDC.

15 Jan 2015 description

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR)
10,000 FLEE VIOLENCE IN OUAKA PROVINCE TO DRC
On 9 January, UNHCR reported that since 16 December, 10,000 people from CAR have fled to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after violent clashes between ex-Seleka and anti-Balaka in Ouaka Province. There is an estimated total of 68,000 CAR refugees in DRC.

09 Jan 2015 description

Avant propos

Les articles sélectionnés dans cette revue de presse ont pour but d’informer sur la situation humanitaire au Tchad ou sur le contexte général. Cette sélection d'articles ne reflète pas nécessairement la position d’OCHA-Tchad. Merci de tenir compte de cette réserve.

LES TITRES

  • More than 7,000 flee to western Chad to escape attacks on key town in Nigeria (UNHCR, 09/01/15)

  • Plus de 3.000 Nigérians et 540 Tchadiens trouvent refuge au Tchad pour fuir Boko Haram (CRI, 08/01/15)

09 Jan 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Chadian Government presents a long-term plan to integrate people who fled CAR to Chad.

  • Malnutrition rates in Chad's Sahel zone remain above the 15% emergency level in nearly half of all districts.

  • First outbreaks of cholera reported in Chad since 2011. A cholera vaccination campaign, unprecedented in Chad, will be introduced to reinforce ongoing WASH and medical programmes.

  • Nearly 245,000 children treated for malnutrition from January to October 2014.

08 Jan 2015 description

Highlights

  • Fighting continues in eight locations countrywide, causing loss of life and displacing thousands of people.

  • Eleven people were killed in intercommunity violence in Mbres. Most of the population is still displaced in forest areas.

  • More than 90 per cent of the nearly 500 members of the Peuhl community sheltering in Yaloké wish to relocate.

  • The 2014 humanitarian appeal is 68 per cent funded.

07 Jan 2015 description

Donor contributions are monetary donations provided by Governments and the private sector. This mechanism gives them the opportunity to pool their unearmarked contributions to a specific country. With these pooled donations, CBPFs offer rapid and flexible financing instruments to scale up humanitarian operations, increase humanitarian access, and strengthen our partnerships with local and international NGOs and UN agencies. This complements the overall humanitarian response based on affected people's needs identified under country-specific strategic response plans.