Central African Republic

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Central African Republic 2018-03-13T17:00:08+00:00

The information below is based on the Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict (A/72/361-S/2017/821) issued on 24 August 2017.

Bangui: two years after tens of thousands of Bangui’s inhabitants fled to the capital’s airport in search of safety, Bangui’s airport Mpoko is still home to 20.000 displaced people. Thousands of children are growing up under makeshift shelters.assistance to cash assistance. It is an empowering and dignified form of support to children and their families, with a positive effect on the local economy and with lower administrative costs. Photo @UNICEF 2015

Notwithstanding a relatively stable election process in early 2016, intercommunal violence and conflict persisted across the country. In particular, incidents of violations grew at the end of 2016, as a result of clashes in Kaga Bandoro, as well as in Ouaka and Haute-Kotto Prefectures [I].

2016 Verified Figures

Children newly Recruited and Used in 2016
Incidents of Denial of Humanitarian Access
Cases of Abductions
Recruited and Used Children Separated from Armed Groups