Central African Republic: Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 6 | December 2015
Waves of attacks against civilians and humanitarian workers
4.65 percent increase in the number of IDPs as insecurity and Human Rights violations persist
Fostering dialogue with Bangui’s communities at risk to improve the humanitarian response
Fish farming improves people’s food security and nutrition in Bria and Ippy.
Number of IDPs 470,000
Number of refugees outside the country 453,500
Population in need of aid 2,7 M
Population affected by food insecurity 1,5 M
613 million requested (US$)
Grappling with recurrent violence
Since the outbreak of violence on 26 September that left at least 90 people dead and more than 50,000 displaced in the capital Bangui, the Central African Republic (CAR) has been hit by waves of attacks targeting civilians, including displaced people and humanitarian organizations.
Persistent attacks and the prevailing insecurity countrywide is the root cause of the ongoing recurrent population displacement. During the month of December, the provinces of Nana Mambéré, Ouham, Kaga Bandoro, Ouaka and Ombella M’poko were marred by attacks and threats.
Civilians continue to bear the brunt of the majority of war crimes, human rights violations and abuses committed by armed groups. These include killings, hostage-taking, torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, as we
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