Central African Republic: Cross-border crisis Snapshot (as of 10 July 2014)

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from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 10 Jul 2014

Context

The events of December 2013 in the Central African Republic (CAR) has seen of an unprecedented rise of violence and chaos, and has led to the internal displacement of over 1 million people. More than 380,000 people have crossed the borders to neighboring countries and more than 187,251 people have been evacuated to their countries of origin (Chad, Cameroon, Congo, DRC, Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, etc.). The closing of the Chad/CAR border has had a considerable impact on the exchanges between the two countries

Transhumance

Since December 2013, all cattle traders and transhumance pastoralists of Chadian origin have moved to Chad or to the central eastern and north eastern regions of CAR because of the crisis. The circuits of cross-border transhumance have been interrupted in liht of the security situation. Central African Fulani pastoralists have relocated to the North East.

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