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18 Jun 2018 description

Abuja, 18 June 2018 - The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria a.i., Myrta Kaulard, has condemned the twin suicide attacks on 16 June in the town of Damboa, Borno State, north-east Nigeria, that have left dozens of people dead and scores injured in one of the deadliest attacks the town has witnessed.

09 Jun 2018 description

Bangui, 9 June 2018 – The Humanitarian Coordinator in the Central African Republic, Najat Rochdi, condemns with utmost gravity the intrusion of armed groups elements into the Regional Hospital of Bambari premises (in the center of the country) as well as threats made against the medical staff and patients on June 7th. The Humanitarian Coordinator recalls that “in accordance with the principle of humanity and impartiality, health care is granted to all patients regardless of their social, economic, religious or ethnic background.

09 Jun 2018 description

Bangui, le 9 juin 2018 – La Coordonnatrice humanitaire en République centrafricaine, Najat Rochdi, condamne avec la dernière énergie l’intrusion d’éléments de groupes armés dans l’enceinte de l’Hôpital Régional de Bambari (Centre du pays) ainsi que les menaces proférées à l’encontre du personnel médical et des patients le 7 juin. La Coordonnatrice humanitaire rappelle que « conformément au principe d’humanité et d’impartialité, les soins de santé sont accordés à tous les patients indépendamment de leur appartenance sociale, économique, religieuse ou ethnique.

31 May 2018 description

The Central African Republic is and remains one of the most dangerous countries in the world for humanitarian operations. Acts of violence and looting of humanitarian organizations as well aggressions against humanitarian workers have systematically taken place during the latest waves of violence affecting parts of the country. During May 2018, nine premises of humanitarian organizations have been looted, as well as the National Refugee Commission (CNR) in Bambari town alone. Since January 2018, four humanitarian staff have lost their lives while performing their mission.

31 May 2018 description

Bangui, le 31 mai 2018 – La République centrafricaine est et reste l’un des pays les plus dangereux au monde pour les opérations humanitaires. Les actes de violence et pillages des organisations humanitaires ainsi que les agressions du personnel sont survenus systématiquement dans les dernières vagues de violence qui ont touchées certaines zones du pays. Au courant du mois de mai dans la seule ville de Bambari, au Centre de la Centrafrique, des locaux de 9 organisations humanitaires ont été pillés ainsi que la Commission nationale des réfugiés (CNR).

29 May 2018 description

Geneva, 28 May 2018 – The Central African Republic is facing a major humanitarian crisis, Humanitarian Coordinator Najat Rochdi said today during a briefing to United Nations Member States in Geneva.

28 May 2018 description

Genève, 28 mai 2018 – La Centrafrique fait face à une crise humanitaire de grande envergure, a annoncé à Genève la Coordonnatrice humanitaire, Najat Rochdi, lors d’une session d’information aux Etats membres des Nations Unies.

25 May 2018 description

(Abuja, 25 May 2018): The United Nations, through the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund, has allocated US$2 million to support the response to a deadly cholera outbreak in Yobe State, north-east Nigeria, that could affect thousands of people.

24 May 2018 description

(New York, 24 May 2018)

Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock released today US$30 million from the UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to urgently scale-up relief efforts in West Africa’s Sahel, where an acute drought, combined with exceptionally high food prices and worsening insecurity, has escalated humanitarian needs.

17 May 2018 description

Bangui, 17 May 2018 – Over the past two weeks, the civilian population has paid the price of the resurgence of violence in various prefectures. Humanitarian actors have not been spared either. On 15 May, an exchange of fire between an armed group and national security forces in Bambari,
Ouaka Prefecture led to looting of the premises of four NGOs whose staff was physically assaulted.

17 May 2018 description

Bangui, le 17 mai 2018 – La population civile a payé au cours des deux dernières semaines le prix de la résurgence de la violence dans plusieurs préfectures. Les acteurs humanitaires n’ont pas été épargnés non plus. Une altercation entre un groupe armé et les Forces de sécurité intérieures à Bambari, dans la préfecture de la Ouaka, a conduit le 15 mai au pillage de bases de quatre ONG dont le personnel a été malmené.

14 May 2018 description

Yaoundé, le 14 mai 2018 – La situation humanitaire en République centrafricaine n’a cessé de se détériorer depuis l’année 2017. Cette tendance s’est maintenue au cours du premier trimestre 2018, avec d’importantes vagues de nouveaux déplacements et des besoins humanitaires croissants.

14 May 2018 description

Yaounde, 14 May 2018 – The humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic has deteriorated since 2017. This trend persisted during the first quarter of 2018, with massive waves of new displacements and increasing humanitarian needs.

11 May 2018 description

(New York, 11 May 2018) Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Mark Lowcock, has announced an immediate $2 million allocation from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to help humanitarian partners in the DRC fight and contain a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD).

“We know that coordinated early response will be critical containing this outbreak. This CERF allocation will help our humanitarian partners to deliver vital services to people in affected communities and to stop the spread of the virus,” said ERC Lowcock.

10 May 2018 description

Session d’information sur la situation humanitaire en République centrafricaine

03 May 2018 description

Bangui, le 3 mai 2018 – En 2017, les projets financés par le Fonds Humanitaire pour la république centrafricaine (FH RCA) ont permis d’apporter une assistance humanitaire multiforme à 990 858 personnes indique le rapport annuel 2017 du Fonds humanitaire pour la République centrafricaine lancé aujourd’hui, le 3 mai 2018.

02 May 2018 description

Abuja, 2 May 2018 - The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, has condemned the twin suicide attacks on 1 May in the town of Mubi, Adamawa State, north-east Nigeria, that have left dozens of people dead and scores injured in one of the deadliest attacks the town has witnessed.

01 May 2018 description

Bangui, 1 May 2018 – The Humanitarian Coordinator in the Central African Republic, Najat Rochdi, condemns in the strongest terms possible the new wave of violence that was witnessed in Bangui today.

Acts of utter cowardice led to the deaths of several civilians, including a catholic Father Albert Tougoumalé-Baba following the attack on the Fatima Church in the 6th district of Bangui, while presiding over a mass to mark the St Joseph Day.