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19 Nov 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN agencies temporarily suspend humanitarian operations in CAR due to ongoing insecurity in September and October

  • USG provides $30 million in FY 2016 funding to CAR crisis

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

20 Oct 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Intercommunal violence erupts in Bangui, resulting in deaths, displacement, and increased criminality

  • UN appoints new head of MINUSCA

  • The USG supports the humanitarian response in CAR with nearly $125.8 million in FY 2015 

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

19 Aug 2015 description

By Nelly Muluka, IFRC

Access to safe water remains a major challenge for people affected by the ongoing Central African Republic crisis. These include internally displaced people living in camps, bushes and with host families, not only in the provinces, but in the capital as well. Many have resorted to drinking and using raw water for domestic purposes, exposing themselves to the risks of contracting water borne diseases.

13 Aug 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • While the UN reports improvement in CAR’s security situation, significant humanitarian challenges remain

  • Transhumance-related violence and conflict drives new population displacement in areas of CAR

  • USAID/OFDA commits more than $15 million in humanitarian assistance to the CAR crisis

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

12 Aug 2015 description

Summary: On 24 April 2015, continuous storms resulted in extensive flooding, destruction of houses and loss of household belongings in the first, second, third, fourth and fifth districts of Berbérati, located 584 kilometres from Bangui, in the Central African Republic (CAR). According to a rapid assessment carried out by the local committee of the Central African Republic Red Cross (CAR RC), 210 households (1,109 people) were affected, with 199 houses completely destroyed.

21 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 15–21 July 2015

Iraq: More than 74,440 people have been displaced from Saqlawiyah in Falluja district since 8 July, and tens of thousands reportedly remain trapped in Falluja and Ramadi districts. There are now more than 3.1 million IDPs across 3,613 locations in Iraq; 300,000 people have been displaced from and within Anbar since military operations began in April.

12 Jun 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Despite a peace accord between armed groups and the Government of CAR (CARG), violence in May displaced an estimated 5,400 people in Nana-Grébizi and Ouham prefectures.

  • The anti-Balaka and ex-Séléka armed groups released nearly 360 children in May.

  • Insecurity has forced humanitarian organizations to suspend operations in parts of Nana-Mambéré Prefecture.

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

28 May 2015 description

By Gerald Bikombi, Central African Red Cross Society, and Nelly Muluka, IFRC

Etienne, 62, a resident of Berberati town in the Central African Republic, is a broken man. Recent heavy rains and storms changed his life forever, in just a matter of hours.