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17 Oct 2017 description

Préfecture de la Nana-Gribizi / Sous-préfecture de Kaga-Bandoro / Kaga-Bandoro Retour

13 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Persistent insecurity across much of CAR threatens humanitarian access and leaves tens of thousands of people in need of emergency assistance

  • Clashes among various armed groups displace more than 191,000 people from February to August

  • USAID/FFP contributes $7.8 million to respond to growing and urgent food insecurity in the region

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

12 Oct 2017 description

More than 60,000 refugees have crossed the Ubangi and Mboumou rivers in the past five months, fleeing the war-torn Central African Republic

By Andreas Kirchhof in Mobayi-Mbongo, Democratic Republic of the Congo | 12 October 2017

As smoke rises over the lush green landscape from fires across the river, inhabitants of Mobayi-Mbongo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) stop on their way to market and gather on the bank to watch.

11 Oct 2017 description

Préfecture de Nana-Gribizi / Sous-préfecture de Kaga-Bandoro / Kaga-Bandoro

Protection de l’enfance : La présence d’enfants associés aux groupes armés (EAFGA) a été rapportée dans plusieurs quartiers de la ville. Deux partenaires humanitaires travaillent dans la zone pour le retrait et la réinsertion sociale des EAFGA. Le 5 octobre, deux acteurs humanitaires ont distribué des kits composés de matelas, de savons, de draps, d’habits et des kits de dignité à 71 EAFGA dont 52 filles et 19 garçons.

05 Oct 2017 description

209.2 M required for 2017

19.2 M contributions received, representing 9% of requirements

190.0 M funding gap for the Central African Republic Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

03 Oct 2017 description

Renewed violence in Central African Republic (CAR) has forced hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes, either to be displaced elsewhere within CAR, or to seek refuge in Democratic Republic of Congo. MSF is responding to the crisis and is providing medical assistance in several areas throughout CAR.

Context

03 Oct 2017 description

209.2 M required for 2017

19.2 M contributions received, representing 9% of requirements

190.0 M funding gap for the Central African Republic Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

30 Sep 2017 description

Violence in Mbomou, Basse Kotto, Haute-Kotto prefectures has brought with it spiraling protection needs and limited humanitarian access.

The widening conflict is placing more pressure on UNHCR to intervene in an ever larger number of locations and to assist a growing number of people.

Whilst much of the country is still afflicted by insecurity, UNHCR is working to create conditions conducive to return and repatriation.

26 Sep 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

Résumé

Au cours de la période considérée, le Comité consultatif permanent des Nations Unies chargé des questions de sécurité en Afrique centrale a tenu deux réunions ministérielles : la quarante-troisième à Sao Tomé du 28 novembre au 1er décembre 2016 et la quarante-quatrième à Yaoundé du 29 mai au 2 juin 2017. Ces deux réunions ministérielles ont été organisées par le Bureau régional des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique centrale (BRENUAC), en sa qualité de secrétariat du Comité

26 Sep 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

Summary

During the reporting period, the United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security Questions in Central Africa held two ministerial meetings. The forty-third meeting was held in Sao Tome from 28 November to 1 December 2016 and the forty-fourth meeting was held in Yaoundé from 29 May to 2 June 2017. Both meetings were organized by the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA), in its capacity as secretariat of the Committee.

20 Sep 2017 description

209.2 M required for 2017

19.2 M contributions received, representing 9% of requirements

190.1 M funding gap for the Central African Republic Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

19 Sep 2017 description

Continued violence in the Central African Republic has triggered new levels of displacement. In August 2017, the number of Central African refugees in neighbouring countries reached the highest number of CAR refugees seen since the start of the crisis in 2013. In addition to the refugees, the number of internally displaced people remained close to 600,000 by the end of August, 2017. With more than 1.1 million people displaced inside CAR or as refugees in neighbouring countries, the overall population displacement is at its highest level since 2013.

17 Sep 2017 description

Ceci est un résumé des déclarations du porte-parole du HCR Andrej Mahecic – à qui toute citation peut être attribuée – lors de la conférence de presse du 15 septembre 2017 au Palais des Nations à Genève.

15 Sep 2017 description

CAR is experiencing the worst displacement crisis since the 2013 catastrophe, when the conflict turned sectarian. In Bangui, the capital, almost 1 million people were forced to flee their homes in search of safety. The recent upsurge of violence has caused a 50 per cent increase in the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in 2017, bringing the total close to 600,000. These people are now spread across the country in 84 IDP sites or with host families, mostly in the south-east.

15 Sep 2017 description

As violence escalates across Central African Republic, thousands are forced to leave everything behind.

By Catherine Wachiaya in Nairobi, Kenya

BRIA, Central African Republic – Pierre is tired, both mentally and physically. Escalating violence in the Central African Republic has forced him to bundle up his family and few belongings and run for his life once again.

“We are tired of fleeing,” says the 62-year-old father of six. “This is the third time that I have been displaced with my family.”

15 Sep 2017 description

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is extremely worried over continued violence in the Central African Republic, which has been causing massive new levels of displacement.

14 Sep 2017 description
report Invisible Children

Civilians targeted in eastern CAR, LRA transports ivory through DRC

Overview

14 Sep 2017 description
report Inter Press Service

By Lindah Mogeni

UNITED NATIONS, Sep 14 2017 (IPS) - Rape, torture, pillage, murder and forced displacement by the Union for Peace in Central Africa (UPC) rebel forces are the new horrifying realities faced by communities in Basse-Kotto, Central African Republic, according to the prominent London-based human rights group Amnesty International.