• Renewed violence in Bangui displaced 7,160 people between 7 and 19 October. This seriously hindered humanitarian access to affected people. Thirteen people were killed (including two peacekeepers) and 252 wounded (including 13 peacekeepers).
• Serious violations of human rights (kidnapping, murder, child recruitment, sexual violence) were reported.
• The renewed violence seriously disrupted humanitarian operations, with an increasing trend of attacks against humanitarian workers.