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Central African Republic Situation Report No. 21 (as of 16 April 2014)

The new sites host 10,000 people, raising the number of IDPs in Bangui to 219,000. Due to insecurity, shelter assessments cannot be carried out in some neighbourhoods.

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Centrafrique : les agences des Nations Unies lancent un appel aux donateurs

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16 avril 2014 – Alors que l'instabilité et la violence continuent de sévir en République centrafricaine, plusieurs agences des Nations Unies et des ONG partenaires ont demandé mercredi aux bailleurs de fonds de financer des opérations d'aide d'urgence destinées aux civils qui fuient le pays depuis décembre 2013.

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Chad + 4 others
Central African Republic Regional Response Plan January - December 2014

This regional inter-agency appeal aims at mobilizing the emergency response for the influx of refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) since December 2013 to the Republics of Cameroon and Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Congo (RoC).
Immediate priorities to support the preservation of lives include the provision of food, individual and family protection, health and nutrition, water and sanitation and shelter.

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UNHCR and partners seeking $US274 million to meet acute needs of those fleeing the Central African Republic

Nearly 200,000 Central Africans, third country nationals and returnees who escaped violence in CAR over the past four months are struggling to restart their lives in Cameroon, Chad, DRC and Congo.

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IOM targets returnees to neighbouring countries in CAR Regional Response Plan

Armed conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) is causing massive human displacement and neighbouring countries with limited resources are carrying an increasingly heavy financial burden.

Tens of thousands of CAR Muslims, migrants and returnees fleeing armed groups continue to pour into Chad, Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Republic of Congo (RoC). An estimated 200,000 have already fled CAR.

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Central African Crisis: Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 14 April 2014)

IDP figures are stabilizing on a high plateau of almost 630,000, including more than 200,000 in Bangui, while the number of refugees continues to increase. It currently stands at 338,000.

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Central African Republic Situation: UNHCR External Regional Update 10 - 3-10 Apr 2014

Highlights

UNHCR is leading the launch of a Regional Response Plan for the CAR Refugee Emergency, to cover the four neighbouring countries–Cameroon, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Republic of Congo. The launch is set for 16 April and will highlight the needs of seven UN agencies, IOM and six NGOs providing assistance in the region.

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Nigeria + 12 others
West and Central Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin - March 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

· Two-week increase in IDPs in Bangui, from 177,000 to 203,500. Total in CAR stands at 628,500.

· Over 325,000 CAR refugees in neighbouring Cameroon, Chad, DRC and Congo, more than 89,700 since December 2013.

· Threatening situation for at least 15,000 Muslims, trapped in Bangui and other areas in CAR.

· More than250,000 IDPs in north-eastern Nigeria, according to NEMA assessment.

· 157 suspected cases of Ebola including 101 deaths reported in Guinea as of 7 April.

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Central African Crisis: Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 07 April 2014)

The security situation throughout the country remains volatile after new clashes in Bangui and high level of tensions in many areas. The third week in a row of increasing IDP figures in Bangui confirms a departure from the downward trend since mid-January, with an overall increase from 177,000 to approximately 208,000. In Cameroon, the influx of refugees from CAR is continuing with about 5,000 new arrivals per week. In Chad, almost 62,000 evacuees remain in transit centres, mostly in the South near the CAR border.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Central African Republic (CAR) Situation Report No.19 (as of 2 April 2014)

The latest OCHA situation report highlights the need to continue improving access to water, basic sanitation services and hygiene practices for 900,000 affected people.

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Central African Crisis: Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 31 March 2014)

The security situation throughout the country remains volatile with new clashes in Bangui and high level of tensions in many areas. The second week in a row of increasing IDP figures in Bangui marks a departure from the downward trend since mid-January. Over the last two weeks, the number of IDPs in Bangui increased from 177,000 to approximately 200,000.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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World + 43 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 25 March – 1 April

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Central African Republic: CERF allocations 2013/2014 (as of 19 March 2014)

The Central African Republic (CAR) has descended into chaos and deadly violence following months of political crisis, lawlessness and deepening humanitarian needs. UN agencies estimate that 2 million people, almost half of the population, are in need of assistance.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Central Africa Long Term Planning Framework 2012-2015 Version 2

For many years, the countries of Central Africa have been suffering from the effects of epidemics and endemic diseases, as well as natural and man-made disasters. Conflicts have led to significant population displacements and put at further risk vulnerable groups that are already challenged to provide for themselves. Recently, the increasingly high cost of living has added a further burden to Central African populations.

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A year of continuing violence against civilians (Briefing Paper, March 2014)

One year of escalating violence

Massacres, killings, torture, displacements, massive exodus… One year after the coup d’état in the Central African Republic (CAR), in a report called “CAR: A year of continuing violence against civilians”, members of the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams speak about the atrocities they have witnessed in this country.

Twelve months ago, on 24 March 2013, armed members of the former Séléka rebel coalition seized Bangui, the capital of the Central African Capital (CAR).