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UNHCR External Update - CAR Situation -21 January 2021

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Document Type: Situation Reports / Updates
Document Type: English
Published: 22 January 2021 (1 month ago)
Uploaded: 22 January 2021 (1 month ago)
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UNHCR External Update - CAR Situation -21 January 2021

Document Type: Situation Reports / Updates
Document Language: English
As of 20 January 2021, over 84,000 individuals are thought to have fled from the Central African Republic (CAR), where the situation continues to deteriorate since violence erupted amid the 27 December 2020 presidential election. The most rapid increase in new arrivals is in Bas Uele and North-Ubangui provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where an estimated 74,000 individuals are being hosted in local communities or staying in makeshift shelters. UNHCR operations in Cameroon, Chad, Republic of Congo and DRC are scaling up their field presence and working closely with national authorities, and partners to address the needs of the new arrivals.

Locations

  • Sudan
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Republic of the Congo
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo

Population Group

Country Group
Central African Republic Central African Republic - Refugees, Central African Republic - IDPs
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