Central African Republic

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Humanitarian Situation

OCHA - Situation Report - Highlights ()

  • The humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic is still worrisome, in a context marked by the fight against COVID-19.
  • The Humanitarian Fund for the Central African Republic allocated funds to provide front line humanitarian workers with a helicopter to deliver aid in hard-to-reach areas.
  • Standing with vulnerable people in Batangafo.
  • Humanitarian organizations in the Central African Republic provided life-saving assistance to more than 1.2 million people during the first six months of the year.
COVID-19 training with a nasopharyngeal sampling session
The Health Cluster organized a training on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in emergency situations for health and nutrition partners in Bangui. Here a nasopharyngeal sampling session. ©OCHA/Yiran Lin, 2020.

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  • People in Need

    2,600,000 10% decrease since 19 Dec 2018

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    1,600,000 6% decrease since 19 Dec 2018

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    1,200,000 20% decrease since 31 Jan 2019

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

    2,360,000 48% increase since 22 Nov 2019

    Source: IPC
  • IDPs

    658,929 No change since 30 Jun 2020

    Source: CMP
  • CAR Refugees in the Region

    613,110 1% increase since 31 Jul 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees in Cameroon

    280,587 1% increase since 31 Jul 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees Repatriated from Cameroon (cumulative)

    3,809 7% increase since 26 Feb 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Chad

    96,120 1% increase since 30 Jun 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees in DRC

    172,292 No change since 31 Jul 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees in South Sudan

    2,041 No change since 30 Jun 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • CAR Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Sudan

    20,605 2% increase since 31 Jul 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in CAR

    2,770 No change since 31 Oct 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Schools Closed due to Insecurity

    61 77% decrease since 30 Jun 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • KKA Incidents (Killed, Kidnapped and Arrested) against Aid Workers (per year)

    5 44% decrease since 31 Dec 2019

  • Aid Workers affected by KKA Incidents (Killed, Kidnapped and Arrested per year)

    10 44% decrease since 31 Dec 2019

  • Aid Workers Killed (per year)

    4 33% decrease since 31 Dec 2019

  • Aid Workers Kidnapped (per year)

    6 50% decrease since 31 Dec 2019

  • Incidents Affecting Humanitarian Organisations (per year)

    267 13% decrease since 31 Dec 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Incidents Affecting Humanitarian Organisations (per month)

    37 3% decrease since 31 Jul 2020

    Source: OCHA
  • People Assisted with WFP Food Assistance (per month)

    670,000 3% increase since 31 May 2020

    Source: WFP
  • New IDPs by Conflict (per year)

    96,000 81% decrease since 31 Dec 2018

    Source: IDMC
  • New IDPs by Natural Disasters (per year)

    102,000 997% increase since 31 Dec 2018

    Source: IDMC

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