On 14 April, the Special Representative of the Secretary General and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), Babacar Gaye, appealed to the UN Security Council to increase their financial contributions to the humanitarian and reconstruction efforts in the Central African Republic (CAR). Mr. Gaye noted that the country’s political transition had reached a “critical stage” as those concerned attempt to organize credible elections by August 2015.
10 priorités dans le cadre de la crise en République centrafricaine
Aperçu de la réponse régionale en faveur des réfugiés
TOP 10 priorities in the CAR crisis
REGIONAL REFUGEE RESPONSE AT A GLANCE
One year on from the start of the conflict in the Central African Republic, more than 850,000 people, one-fifth of the country’s population has been displaced both within CAR and in neighboring countries. UNHCR’s protection and response strategy seeks to ensure the respect of the human rights of refugees and identify and implement durable solutions including support to local integration and voluntary return to the Central Africa Republic.
In the eight years since we commemorated the first World Malaria Day, millions of women and children have continued to die from a disease that is both preventable and treatable. Malaria takes the lives of more than 1,200 children under the age of 5 every day – the staggering equivalent of 50 children every hour.
Cabinda - The chairperson of the Angolan community in the departments (provinces) of the Republic of the Congo (Pointe-Noire and Kouilou), Gabriela Pucuta, reported that there are in Pointe-Noire city, many Angolans interested in returning to the country.
Gabriela Pucuta, who was speaking to ANGOP in the city of Pointe-Noire, indicated that they have transmitted to Angolan residents in these departments that there is no more reason to remain in poor living conditions, because the country is growing and needs all for its development.
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.
BAORO, 9 avril 2015 (IRIN) - La salle était comble. Tout le monde voulait parler, ce qui n’est pas surprenant après des années d’un conflit ethnique et religieux qui a fait des milliers de morts en République centrafricaine (RCA).
Après avoir été ignorés toute leur vie, les citoyens ordinaires de la RCA ont finalement eu la parole et profité de cette occasion unique de dire ses quatre vérités au pouvoir en place.
On 3 April, UNHCR assisted in the relocation of 13 IDPs from Yaloke enclave in the Central African Republic under the family reunification process. Through this process, UNHCR has assisted 20 IDPs from Yaloke to relocate to Cameroon since 4 March. Several other IDPs in the Yaloke have departed on their own accord on board of commercial trucks escorted by MINUSCA along the Bangui-Garoua Boulai supply route to Cameroon. UNHCR, with the support of MINUSCA, will continue with the family reunification process.
BAORO, 8 April 2015 (IRIN) - The room was packed. Everyone wanted to speak: unsurprising after years of conflict that has claimed thousands of lives and seen the Central African Republic riven by ethnic and religious cleansing.
After a lifetime of being ignored, the ordinary people of CAR are finally having their say, taking advantage of a unique opportunity to speak truth to power.
Brazzaville, Congo (CONGOSITE) – Le ministre de la Santé et de la Population, François Ibovi, a indiqué, le 3 avril dernier à Brazzaville, que 652 cas de rougeole ont été notifiés, dont 24 décès déclarés. Les départements concernés sont : Pointe-Noire, le Kouilou, le Niari, la Lékoumou, le Pool et la Likouala.
Situation in numbers
2.4 MILLION CHILDREN AFFECTED IN CAR OUT OF 4.8 MILLION
891,434 TOTAL INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS (IDPS) AND REFUGEES IN NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
436,300 PEOPLE INTERNALLY DISPLACED IN CAR
455,134 TOTAL REFUGEES FROM CAR IN CAMEROON, CHAD, DRC AND CONGO
215,735 NEW CAR REFUGEES SINCE DECEMBER 2013
By Mireille Le-Ngoc On February 6th, 2015, the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) about the collaboration between the two institutions in different areas.
Total CAR refugees in neighbouring countries 455,134 of which since Dec. 2013 215,735
Total population of concern (IDPs in CAR + Refugees in neighbouring countries) 891,390
WFP’s new C.A.R. Regional Emergency Operation (EMOP) 200799 began on 1 January 2015 in response to another wave of insecurity and further displacement of populations. The operation ensures that WFP meets immediate food security needs of vulnerable populations in conflictaffected communities, sites of displacement and refuge, and refugee/returnee receiving areas. In February, under the EMOP, WFP reached some 626,000 beneficiaries in Cameroon, C.A.R., Chad, DRC and RoC.
Début 2015, de nombreux centrafricains, congolais, ivoiriens, tchadiens, togolais et burkinabais sont toujours réfugiés à Bamako et à Faragouaran où ils demeurent dans une situation précaire. ACTED, avec le soutien du HCR, s’engage aux côtés de ces populations vulnérables pour leur garantir un accès aux services de base, mais aussi pour renforcer leur autonomie.