Central African Republic: Situation Report No. 2 (as of 20 December 2013)
The security situation remains volatile countrywide, pushing people to flee their homes: more than 232,000 people have sought refuge in neighboring countries and over 639,000 others are internally displaced, of whom 213,000 in Bangui.
On 19 December, the AU International Support Mission to CAR (MISCA) took over from the ECCAS Mission for the Consolidation of Peace (FOMAC/MICOPAX), as per the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council communiqué of 19 July 2013, with French support as outlined in UN Security Council resolution 2127 of 5 December 2013.
Since the outbreak of violence on 5 December, WFP has provided a total of nearly 1,100 mt of food to 160,000 people.
UNHCR has distributed NFI kits to 300 households at IDP site close to the airport .
UNHCR is developing a strategy to separate armed elements from IDP sites after verifying a report of their presence in some locations.
To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.