ACAPS Briefing Note: Central African Republic: Conflict in Alindao and Bangassou, 19 May 2017

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from Assessment Capacities Project
Published on 19 May 2017 View Original

OVERVIEW

A spike in fighting over resources occurred in Alindao, Basse-Kotto over 7–9 May, with at least 56 people killed and over 11,000 displaced. In nearby Bangassou, Mbomou prefecture, armed groups killed at least 26 people, with at least 3,000 displaced in CAR, 2,750 fleeing to DRC and 25,000 in need of humanitarian assistance. Government response is lacking and there is no evidence of humanitarian assistance reaching affected populations, excluding emergency healthcare.