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THE CRISIS IN NUMBERS

2.2million people need immediate humanitarian assistance
1.4million people displaced since the beginning of the conflict
2.0million people food insecure
55.7million USD required by FAO under the 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan

DOCUMENTS

Central African Republic - Situation report December 2016
Key points According to results of the latest IPC analysis and its projection until the end ...
14 Diciembre2016
Central African Republic - Situation report October 2016
Key points Without support to revitalize the agriculture sector (crops, forestry, livestock and fishery), many former ...
08 Octubre2016
Central African Republic - Situation report 13 June 2016
Key messages Without agriculture and livestock support, many farmers and herders won’t be able to secure ...
13 Junio2016
Central African Republic - Situation report 15 April 2016
Key messages Without agriculture and livestock support, many farmers and herders won’t be able to secure ...
15 Abril2016

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC IN THE 2017 HUMANITARIAN APPEALS

FAO SEEKS FUNDING TO

Restore agricultural production
Support to livestock production
Restore livelihoods and build local resilience

HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN

FAO requires
USD 55.7 million
to assist
890 000 people

Read more about FAO in the 2017 humanitarian appeals

  2 million severly food insecure
  Acute foos insecurity in the Central African Republic
 
ACUTE FOOD INSECURITY SITUATION
(August 2016)
Country population: 4.6 million

FUNDING

in million USD

TIMELINE

COUP D’ÉTAT BY THE SELEKA AND ESCALATION OF VIOLENCE

The Seleka rebel group overthrows Bozizé’s government, triggering widespread violence. Shortly after, the anti-Balaka self-defence group is formed to fight back and clashes erupt between the two groups. The UN Security Council authorizes the deployment of MISCA and the reinforcement of the French military contingent already stationed in the country with Operation Sangaris (resolution 2127). IASC Principals declare the humanitarian system-wide L3 emergency response

MARCH - DECEMBER 2013
JANUARY - APRIL 2014

INTERIM PRESIDENT AND MINUSCA TO PROTECT CIVILIANS

Ex-Seleka President Djotodia resigns due to criticism on his failure to stop violence and Ms Samba-Panza is appointed President ad interim. Following the deterioration of the security situation with widespread violence and newly formed armed groups, MISCA transfers its authority to MINUSCA – the multidimensional UN peacekeeping mission mandated to protect civilians by the UN Security Council

CEASEFIRE AGREEMENT

Central African parties sign a ceasefire agreement in Brazzaville, Congo, during the three-day forum on reconciliation and national reconstruction

23 JULY 2014
4-11 MAY 2015

FORUM DE BANGUI

The Forum de Bangui is held whereby an agreement is established between the two main armed groups to initiate the Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration process

CONSTITUTIONAL REFERENDUM

Originally scheduled for October, 2 million people manage to vote in the presence of MINUSCA despite violent disruptions in the capital. The new constitution to help stabilize the country is successfully approved by a strong majority of voters

DECEMBER 2015
FEBRUARY - OCTOBER 2016

LEGISLATIVE AND PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

Mr Faustin-Archange Touadéra wins the presidential elections held in February and is inaugurated President in March. This marks the end of the transitional government and the Government of France ends Operation Sangaris

BRUSSELS CONFERENCE FOR THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

To formalize the country’s return on the international stage, establish early recovery processes and consolidate peace the Brussels Conference takes place, during which the Government presents its strategy to restore the agriculture sector ‒ driving force of the economy ‒ and increase resilience. FAO’s support to restore agriculture is recognized as a key factor in the stabilizing and recovery process. The Organization supports the five-year Resilience Programme developed by the Government requesting USD 502 million to assist 2 million people

17 NOVEMBER 2016

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