Central African Republic: Access monitoring update (as of 07 May 2013)

Access monitoring update in the first quarter of 2013

The number of attacks has been dramatically on the rise during the first quater of 2013 as a result of the volatility of the security situation in the country. A total of 91 attacks were registered for the first quarter of 2013. Of those attacks. 61 percent were attributed to armed groups. The anlysis shows that two persons died in every attack in 2013, while on average it is one person killed in every attack over the last three years. This ascendent trend of attacks and deaths is likely to keep increasing until the political and security situation stabilizes. Worth mentioning, several cases of violence against personnel/assets are missing due to lack of access.

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