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09 Oct 2012 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Repatriation of former FPR rebels to Chad
  • Heavy rains leave people homeless
  • CAR 2013 Consolidated Appeal Process
08 Jun 2012 description

HIGHLIGHTS
· Food Insecurity in the north-east
· The DDR process resumes in the north-west
· The 2012 CAR CAP Mid-Year Review

27 Mar 2012 description

HIGHLIGHTS
· Attacks attributed to the FPR in the southcentral region
· Support to people living with HIV
· The Telecommunications Cluster

08 Aug 2011 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • IDP & Refugee Population Movement

  • Recruitment of children in armed conflict

  • 2011 CAP Mid-year review

30 Mar 2010 description

Highlights

- Presidential elections postponed to 16 May 2010

- Nearly 26 people killed by LRA attacks

01 Mar 2010 description

Highlights

- Raid of the LRA in the south-east of the CAR

- Yalinga, in the prefecture of Haute-Kotto attacked by the LRA

- 18 Chadians herders killed in Markounda area

- Election scheduled for 25th of April

- 14 February: first agricultural fair in Bouar

- The High Commissioner for Human Rights visit to CAR.

Background and security

Incursion of the LRA in the south-east On 19 February, the rebel group, the Ugandan Resistance Army (LRA) has conducted a raid on Rafaï in the south-east of the Central African Republic looking for food and means of communication.

12 Oct 2009 description

Highlights

- Baba Laddé, Chadian leader of the rebel group FRP, expelled by the government

- Abdoulaye Miskine of FDPC denounces 2007 peace agreements

- Arrival of new NGO Community Humanitarian Emergency Board (COHEB)

- Establishment of a multifunctional platform (PFMF) in Paoua

- Sahle-Work Zewde, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations (SRSG), visited Birao

Background and security

Expulsion of RPF rebel leader Baba Laddé

On October 10 the Minister of Security, Immigration and Public Order, General Bernard Ouandé, has signed a …

06 Jul 2009 description

Highlights

- Peace agreement between government with FDPC

- Humanitarian corridor Ndélé (RCA)-Daha (Tchad)

- Bangui floods - over 10,000 people affected

Background and security

FDPC signs peace agreement

On Friday, July 3 in Syrte in Libya, a comprehensive peace agreement was signed between the Central African government and the Front Démocratique du Peuple Centrafricain (FDPC) on the sidelines of the 13th summit of the African Union.

The signatures on the document are of the FDPC leader, General Abdoulaye Miskine and of the Minister of State for Communications with …

07 Apr 2009 description

Highlights

- 47,5 million FCFA support for NGO Solidarités

- Vaccination campaign against polio

- Micro-finance training

Background and security

Security situation in Paoua area

On the 27th of March 2009 at 10 in the morning, two military airplanes made a low-flying pass over Paoua.

Paoua sub prefecture falls under Ouham-Pendé; the town is home to a considerable humanitarian community and a fly-over of this kind is unusual.

Rumours have been doing the rounds of an incursion of armed men on horseback in the outskirts of Paoua, but no clashes have been …

23 Mar 2009 description

Highlights

- WFP distribution back in Bossangoa

- Global day against tuberculosis

- IRAD - progress in agro- food

Background and security

WFP back in Bossangoa.

A decision was taken at a meeting on the 20th of March to re-start the WFP's (World Food Programmes) activities in the Bossangoa region following a meeting between the WFP, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) and the Prefect of Ouham.

The Prefect gave his word that the thefts that had led to the suspension of the WFP service would not …

09 Feb 2009 description

Highlights

- Closing session of the first meeting of Pilot Committee on the process of Disarmament, Demobilisation and Re-integration (DDR).

- Return to CAR for the United Nations' Special Representative for the Rights of Internally Displaced People Walter Kälin.

- Population displacement on Ndele-Ngarba road and in Chad

Background and security

Census of former combatants

The first meeting of the DDR pilot committee started on the 3rd of February and closed its sitting on 5th Feb.

02 Feb 2009 description

Highlights

- Fourth meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the Global Peace Accord between the CAR government and other politico-military actors at Libreville on the 31st of January.

- 4,500 CAR refugees in southern Chad.

- Coordinated Aid Programme (CAP) 2009 for CAR launched 28 January.

Background and security

Fourth meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the Global Peace Accord at Libreville

The Minister of State for National Reconciliation and Dialogue Monitoring, Cyriaque Gonda, announced the first meeting of the Committee for the pilot Disarmament, Demobilisation …

22 Sep 2008 description

Highlights

- The monitoring committee of the comprehensive peace accord met in Libreville on 15 September

- Ban Ki-moon asks for 6,000 troops for CAR and Chad

- 240 'malaria mums' trained in the north-east

- Chadian contingent of MICOPAX trained in Human Rights

Background and security

Monitoring committee meets in Libreville

The committee charged with the monitoring of the comprehensive peace accord, signed on 21 June in Libreville, met in the same city on 15 September in order to review the implementation of the agreement.

Cyriaque Gonda, Minister of …

24 Jun 2008 description

Executive Summary

The humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic is becoming increasingly complex. All three rebel groups have now signed peace agreements with the government, and armed forces have ceased to burn down whole villages during reprisals. Yet, the security of most people in the north - and increasingly other parts of the country - has hardly improved. Conflicts have multiplied.

02 Jun 2008 description

Highlights

- New camp for 9.526 Central African refugees in Moula, southern Chad

- AMI fights AIDS in Ndélé

- Mission of Radhika Coomaraswamy, UN Special Representative on Children and Armed Conflict, 27-31 May

Background and security

120 Cameroonian soldiers for FOMUC

A contingent of 120 Cameroonian soldiers arrived in Bangui to join a base of the Multinational Force in Central Africa (FOMUC) in Paoua in the north-west of the Central African Republic. Francis Bozizé, Deputy Minister of Defense, held a welcome ceremony for the soldiers in the capital on 29 May.

FOMUC …

02 Jun 2008 description

Brice Blondel UNDP CAR

Radhika Coomaraswamy, Secretary General's Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflicts concluded on Saturday a six-day mission to assess the conflict's impact on children in CAR and Chad.

After a two day visit to Chad, Radhika Coomaraswamy came to CAR to meet young victims of abduction, and rebels suspected of recruiting child soldiers. She met with women communities, internally displaced people (IDPs), and victims of the conflict and of coupeurs de routes (Zaraguinas).

28 Feb 2008 description

by Nicolas Rost OCHA

At the same time that UNHCR is registering 10,500 new refugees from the Béhili area in north west CAR, a substantial number of Central African refugees are returning from Chad to the area of Moyenne Sido and Kabo, only 50km east of Béhili.

13 Feb 2008 description


Brice Blondel HDPT CAR

Tuesday, February 12th, the deployment of EUFOR troops resumed after an 11 day stoppage caused by the rebellion break through in Chad.

The instable polititcal situation in Chad has generated further delay in the deployment of the EUFOR Chad/CAR, which will support the UN mission MINURCAT already operating in Chad and Sudan. But according to Javier Solana, High Representative for the European Union's Common Foreign and Security Policy, rebellion in Chad is not compromising the peace keeping mission:

10 Dec 2007 description


by Annie Raykov, UNHCR

Legislators in the Central African Republic (CAR) have unanimously approved a new law guaranteeing refugees protection and many other fundamental rights. The National Assembly adopted the Law on the Status of Refugees last Thursday, some six months after the draft was given a green light by the government's Council of Ministers.

14 Nov 2007 description

By Tino Kreutzer, HDPT CAR

The UN/EU peacekeeping mission to Chad and the Central African Republic is rapidly taking shape. The European Union is determined to dispatch 4,300 troops from 20 countries within the next weeks. They will work alongside 350 United Nations police and military personnel who will work to protect the fragile triangle between CAR, Chad and the war-torn Darfur region in Sudan.