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UNICEF Central African Republic Humanitarian Situation Report, 3 October 2014

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Highlights

  • On 15 September MINUSCA officially took over from MISCA;

  • On 22 September, five Muslims were killed by anti-Balaka in the Sibut area while accompanying a truck of cattle to Bangui;

  • CAR government’s decision to prevent the entry to people from Ebola affected countries (Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Nigeria) remains effective;

  • On 22 September, the UN Secretary-General met with the Head of State of the CAR Transition, Mrs. Catherine Samba-Panza. The Secretary-General highlighted the critical importance of an inclusive political process.

  • The International Criminal Court's prosecutor announced the opening of a new investigation into atrocities including murder, rape and persecution during ruthless fighting since 2012.

  • On 23 September, four senior generals quit the ex-Seleka rebel group over disagreement with secessionist plans for its northern enclave.

  • Current funds utilisation rate stands at 82%. Without additional resources, UNICEF will not be in a position to meet its annual targets and provide the needed assistance to affected children and women.

Situation in Numbers

2.3 million CHILDREN AFFECTED (OCHA 13 May 2014)

4.6 million PEOPLE AFFECTED (OCHA 20 August 2014)

2.5 million PEOPLE WHO NEED ASSISTANCE (OCHA 20 August 2014)

488,000 INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS (OCHA 30 September 2014)

183,000 REFUGEES IN NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES (CHAD, CAMEROON, DRC, CONGO) SINCE DECEMBER 2013 (UNHCR 23 September 2014)

UNICEF Appeal 2014 US$ 81 million

Funds received as of 30 September 2014 US$ 35 million