Chad: Migrants from Central African Republic Situation Report No. 2 (as of 21 February 2014)

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 21 Feb 2014

Highlights

• Ongoing violence, looting and killings by anti-Balaka and ex-Seleka armed groups in Bangui and north-western Central African Republic (CAR) continue to drive out thousands of people to neighboring countries.

• Over 70,900 Chadian migrants, refugees and TCNs including over 980 unaccompanied or separated minors, were registered by IOM in transit centers. Arrivals continue while shelter capacities are limited.
Attacks on convoys in CAR are being reported.

• Budget constraints forced IOM to suspend evacuation flights from CAR. Also the Government has suspended its air evacuations.

• WFP distributed one-week rations to 39,000 people.

• UNICEF and its partners are providing WASH and health services to 40,000 affected people.

• UNHCR facilitates transfers to refugee camps or host communities and ensures quick identification of refugees.

• CERF Rapid Response finances live saving activities targeting 55,000 persons with US$4 million.

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