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16 Mar 2018 description
Intensified conflict and political instability, deepening food insecurity and simultaneous outbreaks of communicable diseases are driving a worsening humanitarian crisis across the region.
31 Jan 2018 description
In 2017, MSF suffered an average of three attacks per month against its medical facilities, vehicles and staff. CAR became one of the world’s most dangerous countries for aid workers.
27 Jan 2018 description
At least 71 United Nations staff - peacekeepers and civilians - were killed last year in deliberate attacks mainly in Mali, DR Congo, CAR, Cameroon, and Sudan.
19 Jan 2018 description
Plus de 600,000 personnes étaient déplacées internes au mois de novembre 2017 et plus de 500,000 réfugiées dans les pays voisins.
16 Jan 2018 description
People not only need shelter, food, safe drinking water and household items, but they also must feel safe in such an insecure environment where sexual violence is rampant, says ICRC.
08 Jan 2018 description
MSF estimates 30,000 people have fled the fighting. The situation remains extremely tense, with all peripheral health centres closed and very few wounded reaching the hospital in Paoua.
20 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
2017 has seen a dramatic increase in violence. The entire south-west that had been spared by the crisis, is now the worst-hit region, while the previously unstable regions have remained very tense.
13 Dec 2017 description
Framed around the Agenda for Humanity, the report presents global and country-level data-and-trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance.
22 Nov 2017 description
MSF has evacuated all 58 national and international staff, and suspended medical operations from Bangassou. Half a million people were relying on MSF’s healthcare services.
14 Nov 2017 description
The region faces a major displacement crisis with 10.7 million people uprooted by the end of September 2017, and this figure expected to rise in the months ahead.
11 Oct 2017 description
The security situation has recently worsened in several regions of the country bringing the total number of IDPs to nearly 600,000 and threatens humanitarian interventions.
15 Sep 2017 description
The number of Central African refugees in neighbouring countries now stands at 513,676. This is the highest number of CAR refugees seen since the start of the crisis in 2013.
12 Sep 2017 description
Recent attacks on Zemio, in southeast Central African Republic, have closed down the hospital and forced the city’s population, including MSF staff members, to flee.
18 Aug 2017 description
So far, in 2017, crises across the region have recorded more than half of all violent incidents against aid workers in the world. UN agencies and NGO partners are calling for immediate action.
17 Aug 2017 description
A sharp deterioration of the security situation necessitated a revision of the appeal. Between January and July 2017, the number of IDPs increased from 402,240 to 600,000.
15 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
These past months and weeks have seen horrendous reports on children’s rights violations, UNICEF says. Armed groups control two-thirds of the country, attacking civilian populations.
22 Jul 2017 description
Violence recurred at a time when the aid community is still trying to meet the needs caused by the May 13 attack. The IDP site, humanitarian personnel and their facilities are also targeted.
04 Jul 2017 description
Armed men entered UNHCR’s premises in Kaga Bandoro on 1 July. Six staff members (including 4 UNHCR and 2 UNDP staff) were robbed of their belongings and threatened at gun point.
30 Jun 2017 description
Renewed violence has erupted in southern and northern CAR as clashes are reported between self-defence groups and other armed groups. Civilians and humanitarian workers are also being targeted.
16 May 2017 description
"We received 22 wounded on Saturday, and four more on Sunday morning. And then some 500 people trickled in and settled in the yard, in the corridors, hoping the fighters would refrain from attacking a medical structure. They are scared."