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21 Jul 2016 description

Humanitarian access in parts of CAR is frequently hampered by insecurity mainly consisting of attacks against aid workers and the population (52%), fighting (22%) and looting (15%).

20 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Commitments made at the World Humanitarian Summit are being transformed into an Action Plan.

  • Some 3.8 million people in the Lake Chad Basin are facing severe food insecurity in the current lean period.

  • Aid groups step up response to people in need across the Lake Chad Basin, where hunger and malnutrition are on the rise.

  • Heavy flooding triggered by torrential rains in Ghana, Chad and Niger.

  • Ebola outbreak is over in the three worst-hit West African countries.

19 Jul 2016 description

KEY DRIVERS OF THE CRISIS

Recurring natural disasters such as droughts and floods combined with the volatility of markets, pushed many households and communities into chronic vulnerability.

Conflict in northern Nigeria and CAR has displaced refugees to Cameroon, and caused internal displacements. In addition, increasing insecurity in the far North of Cameroon and along the border of CAR hampers humanitarian access.

Poor coverage of sanitation and access to clean water remain the main causes of malnutrition and water-borne diseases.

19 Jul 2016 description

Zone Centre:

A Moyenne-Sido, du 19 au 22 juillet, distribution de vivres en faveur de 5 000 PDIs dont 2 369 personnes en familles d’accueil et 2 631 PDIs vivant sur le site Plaidoyer auprès de la force internationale pour un suivi de la situation à Bodjomo.

Zone Est:

Plaidoyer auprès du Cluster Santé pour trouver une solution et pallier à ce manquement. Plaidoyer auprès de ces hommes armés pour qu’ils libèrent l’école. Plaidoyer pour un renforcement des patrouilles de la force internationale sur l’axe Rafaï-Zémio.

12 Jul 2016 description

RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

ONZE TUÉS DANS DES AFFRONTEMENTS

Le 4 juillet, des combats ont éclaté entre deux factions d'un groupe armé dans le centre ville de Bambari, causant 11 morts, dont un civil.
Quatre civils étaient également parmi les 13 personnes blessées dans les affrontements.
Aucun déplacement de population n'a été signalé. Cependant, la tension reste élevée dans les quartiers musulmans de Bornou et Hadji. La mission de maintien de la paix MINUSCA doit effectuer des patrouilles dans les deux quartiers.

12 Jul 2016 description

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

ELEVEN KILLED IN CLASHES

Fighting erupted on 4 July between two factions of an armed group in the central town of Bambari, claiming 11 lives, including a civilian. Four civilians were also among 13 people injured in the clashes. No population displacement was reported. However, tension remains high in the town’s Muslim neighbourhoods of Bornou and Hadji. The UN peacekeeping mission MINUSCA is to conduct patrols in the two neighbourhoods.

CHAD

08 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Aid operations are severely affected by insecurity across the country.

  • 32,400 IDPs in Ouham Batangafo subprovince, over 30,120 at the IDP site (CCCM).

  • Many humanitarian partners opting for cash transfer programming (CTP) to more effectively assist people during longer periods of time.

  • A recent report warns that children as young as eight continue to be recruited by armed groups in the country.

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No. of IDPs 415,000

07 Jul 2016 description
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In May, flash points in the Greater Bahr El Ghazal and Greater Equatoria regions continued to generate humanitarian needs. In Western Bahr El Ghazal, tens of thousands of people remained displaced in and around Wau, and sporadic clashes were reported during the month. In Central Equatoria, fighting in early May in Lobonok Payam between cattle keepers and youth caused displacement, while fighting in Mangalla Payam reportedly displaced some 2,600 people north to Terekeka.

05 Jul 2016 description

CAMEROUN

ONZE TUÉS DANS UN ATTENTAT SUICIDE

Le 29 juin, un attentat suicide perpétré par un présumé membre de Boko Haram a tué au moins 11 personnes dans la localité de Djakana, près de la frontière du Nigeria, dans la région de l'Extrême-Nord du pays. Les victimes étaient principalement des membres d'un groupe d'autodéfense local. Le Secrétaire général Ban Ki-moon a condamné l'attaque et a renouvelé son appel aux partenaires internationaux à fournir un appui aux pays du bassin du lac Tchad.

RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

05 Jul 2016 description

CAMEROON

ELEVEN KILLED IN SUICIDE BLAST

A suicide bombing on 29 June by a suspected Boko Haram attacker killed at least 11 people in Djakana locality near the Nigerian border in the country’s Far North region. The victims were mainly members of a local vigilante group. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the attack and renewed his call on international partners to provide support to the countries of the Lake Chad Basin.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

LRA STEPS UP VIOLENCE