Tensions between armed groups in Ouaka continue to displace civilians from Ippy sub-prefecture
Despite operational challenges, USAID partners continue reaching conflictaffected populations in CAR
UN urges donors to contribute to 2017 HRP, which was 5 percent funded as of late March
Despite ongoing conflict, USAID partners are providing emergency assistance to conflictaffected communities and developing contingency plans to address additional humanitarian needs. USAID partners are supporting economic recovery, emergency health care, humanitarian coordination and information management, shelter, and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) activities in Central African Republic (CAR).
During a March 15 briefing for humanitarian donors in the city of Yaoundé, Cameroon,
UN Humanitarian Coordinator (HC) for CAR, a.i., Michel Yao highlighted a downward trend in humanitarian funding to CAR since 2014, emphasizing that approximately half the country’s population continues to require emergency assistance. As of March 31, the 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) had received only $21.6 million— approximately 5 percent of the nearly $400 million required to assist an estimated 1.6 million people in CAR through December 2017.