Central African Republic

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OCHA - Situation Report - Highlights ()

  • In 2021, 2.8 million Central Africans – more than half of the population – will need humanitarian assistance and protection.
  • In 2020, 424 incidents directly affecting humanitarian workers or property were registered compared to 306 in 2019, representing a 39 per cent increase.
  • A new « one stop centre » for survivors of sexual and gender-based violence opened its doors in Bangui, offering an integrated approach to rebuilding lives.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic is severely affecting the 2020-2021 school year, in an already fragile sector.
  • Floods continue to threaten the Central African Republic. A long-term solution remains essential; meanwhile, emergency needs are looming.
Young mothers and their babies benefit from the mobile clinic in the village of Daté, made possible by a humanitarian organization. OCHA/Virginie Bero, Daté, Mambéré-Kadéï Prefecture, CAR, 2020.
Young mothers and their babies benefit from the mobile clinic in the village of Daté, made possible by a humanitarian organization. OCHA/Virginie Bero, Daté, Mambéré-Kadéï Prefecture, CAR, 2020.

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Central African Republic: Situation Report, 5 January 2020

HIGHLIGHTS In 2021, 2.8 million Central Africans – more than half of the population – will need humanitarian assistance and protection. In 2020, 424 incidents directly affecting humanitarian workers...

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  • People in Need

    2,800,000 No change since 20 Oct 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    1,840,000 15% increase since 21 Dec 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • IDPs

    630,834 1% increase since 31 Oct 2020

    Source: CMP
  • Children in Need

    1,300,000 8% increase since 3 Dec 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC Phase 3+)

    1,930,000 18% decrease since 13 May 2020

    Source: IPC
  • CAR Refugees in the Region

    630,531 1% increase since 31 Oct 2020

    Source: UNHCR

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