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Central African Republic: Refugee Situation UNHCR Regional Update 36, 11 - 17 October 2014

Situation Report
Originally published



  • The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative (SRSG) and head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), Mr. Babacar Gaye, requested that all concerned parties ensure the implementation of the Brazzaville agreement as he believes that the recent crisis in Bangui is partly due to its non-application. Mr. Gaye believes that enforcement of the agreement, signed on 23 July 2014, would lead to the end of the crisis and provide a way to return to constitutional order.

  • The Senior Humanitarian Coordinator (SHC) in the Central African Republic (CAR), Ms. Claire Bourgeouis made a statment on 13 October condemning the recruitment of children and the use of children in armed conflict, as has reportedly been the case in the recent violence in Bangui. The killing of two children in the capital city accused of being spies and another child killed in the cross-fire were reported. Ms. Bourgeois also condemned children being used to control barricades in parts of the city and called for community leaders and parents to prevent children being associated with demonstrations.