Central African Republic has one of the highest humanitarian caseload per capita in the world – Central African Rep…

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.

Today, the humanitarian community is not only responding to the critical and urgent needs emerging from new hotspots, but also to needs as a result of the ongoing crisis. However, the current funding level is too low to enable the effective provision of humanitarian assistance. Furthermore, it does not cover emergency preparedness considering the upsurge of violence countrywide. The Humanitarian Response Plan requesting $515.6 million was launched in January 2018 is only 9.4% funded meanwhile it aims to provide life-saving assistance to 1.9 million…

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