Humanitarian Situation in the Central African Republic

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Presentation by Toby Lanzer, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, on the humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic.

Presentation by Toby Lanzer, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, on the humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic.

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  • 1. Caught between DRC, Darfur and Chad Humanitarian and Development Partnership Team (HDPT) Central African Republic (CAR)
  • 2. Caught between DRC, Chad and Darfur Chad Sudan Libya Cameroon Dem. Republic of Congo Congo Darfur CAR COUNTRY OVERVIEW
  • 3. More than 20 years of under-development 1975 1990 COUNTRY OVERVIEW Source: HDR (2006) 1980 1985 1995 2000 2004 .45 .35 .25 CAR’s Human Development Index value fell from 0.387 in 1985 to 0.353 in 2004 Sudan CAR Chad DRC
  • 4. One of the highest shares of population in extreme poverty Mali Gambia COUNTRY OVERVIEW Source: World Bank (2002) Nigeria CAR Niger Burkina-Faso 73 Share of population living on less than 1$ a day (countries with highest values) 70 67 64 61 61 59 Zambia
  • 5. One of the lowest life expectancies in the world Sierra Leone Botswana COUNTRY OVERVIEW Source: WHO (2005), UNFPA CAR (2003) Swaziland Angola Zambia Liberia 37 38 39 40 40 41 42 CAR Male life expectancy at birth in years (countries with lowest values) 42 Afghanistan
  • 6. HIV/AIDS prevalence one of the highest in the region Kenya Cameroon COUNTRY OVERVIEW Source: UNFPA, data based on MICS methodology Uganda CAR Rwanda Ghana Burkina-Faso Guinea 6.7 5.5 6.4 6.2 3.0 2.2 1.8 1.5 HIV/AIDS prevalence in % among adult population in selected african states
  • 7. One of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world CAR Eritrea COUNTRY OVERVIEW Source: UNFPA (2007), UNICEF (2002) Malawi Mozambique Guinea-Bissau Chad Zimbabwe Zambia 1,355 1,000 1,100 1,100 910 830 700 650 Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 (countries with highest values)
  • 8. One of the lowest adult literacy rates in the world Niger Iraq COUNTRY OVERVIEW Source: CIA World Fact Book (2007), UNICEF (2006) S. Leone Guinea G.-Bissau Senegal Banglad. Mozambique 10 Female literacy rates in % (countries with lowest values) B. Faso Afghan. Benin Somalia Yemen Mauritania CAR 17 21 21 22 23 24 26 27 30 31 32 32 32 34
  • 9. Rich in strategic natural resources Timber Diamonds Uranium Gold COUNTRY OVERVIEW N Source: CAR Government CHAD DARFUR
  • 10. Progress in Bangui and the centre of the country
    • Legitimate government and head of state
    • New constitutional framework
    • Technocrats return to key government positions
    • Government cleared debt arrears with World Bank and ADB
    • Thumbs up from IMF
      • GDP growth of more than 3 % in 2005 and 2006
      • Inflation under control
      • Tax receipts tripled in the last 9 months
    • World Bank re-engages and starts Country Assistance Strategy
    • PRSP about to be completed and donor round table scheduled for June
    • Private sector investment in gold, diamonds and uranium over USD 400 million in 2007
    Political, economic situation starts to improve; international community re-engages + COUNTRY OVERVIEW
  • 11. Violence and rebel activities in the north Region 500 km N COUNTRY OVERVIEW Ouham-Pendé Ouham Kaga-Bandoro Late 06, May 07 Ngaoundaye May 07 Bozoum Jun 07 Paoua Jan 06, Jan 07 Lia Mar 07 Kabo Dec 05 Markounda Sep 05 Vakaga Birao May 06, Nov 06, Mar 07 Ndélé Nov 06 Tiringoulou Apr 06 Gordil Jun 06 Ouanda Djall é Nov 06 Ouadda Nov 06, Apr 07 Bamingui-Bangoran Nana-Gr ébi zi
  • 12. Most and least densely populated areas affected COUNTRY OVERVIEW 0 – 99,999 100,000 – 199,999 200,000 – 299,999 300, 000 – 399,999 400,000 – 499,999 600,000 – 699,999 N Source: UNFPA CHAD DARFUR
  • 13. About 290,000 people forced to flee their homes COUNTRY OVERVIEW Bangui Vakaga Haute-Kotto Bamingui- Bangoran Ouham Chad Sudan Darfur Democratic Republic of Congo Congo Cameroon Nana- Ma mbéré Nana- Gr ébizi 8 % 28 % 32 % 21 % 37' 35' 15’ 30’ 20' 8 % 30’ 8 % 20’ 25’ 50’ 2.6’ IDPs in thousand Refugees Ouham- Pend é 53 % 3' % of pop. Source: HDPT CAR * Estimated 25,000 pastoralists have been displaced from their territory. Not shown here.
  • 14. Rebels roam free
  • 15. Rebels roam free VIOLENCE
  • 16. Militants recruit children
  • 17. State does not protect its population
  • 18. Army engages
  • 19. Villages and towns set ablaze VIOLENCE
  • 20. Villages and towns set ablaze VIOLENCE
  • 21. Villages and towns set ablaze VIOLENCE
  • 22. Villages and towns set ablaze VIOLENCE
  • 23. Villages and towns set ablaze VIOLENCE
  • 24. Schools looted
  • 25. Health posts destroyed
  • 26. Pumps damaged
  • 27. Seeds and tools lost
  • 28. Malnutrition threatens
  • 29. Seeking refuge in the bush PROTECTION
  • 30. Seeking refuge in the bush PROTECTION
  • 31. Gender-based violence spreads PROTECTION
  • 32. Human rights abuses and impunity PROTECTION
  • 33.  
  • 34. Protecting lives with international presence Bangui 500 km N CHAD DARFUR DRC Nd élé Birao Paoua
  • 35. Reforming the security sector
  • 36. Delivering emergency health care
  • 37. Rehabilitating water sources
  • 38. Delivering shelter and non-food items
  • 39. Distributing seeds, tools and food aid
  • 40. Getting children back to school
  • 41. Supporting economic recovery
  • 42. Overcoming logistical challenges
  • 43. Overcoming logistical challenges
  • 44. Linking humanitarian action and development efforts Progress towards the MDG requires coordination of short and long-term assistance PRSP MDG Humanitarian action and reform
  • 45. Agency presence in CAR* COUNTRY OVERVIEW IPHD IPHD * * Presence of international aid agencies as of early June 2007 ** MSF also has a presence in nearby Markounda and Boguila Kota *** COOPI also has a presence in Bouca, 100 km east of Bossangoa Bozoum Paoua ** Bangui Bossangoa *** Kaga-Bandoro Bambari Bangassou Mboki Birao Nd élé Sibut Bouar
  • 46. Caught between DRC, Chad and Darfur CHAD SUDAN LIBYA CAMEROON DRC CONGO DARFUR CAR