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Global Estimates 2015: People displaced by disasters

Latest figures from IDMC estimate that more than 19.3 million people were forced to flee their homes by disasters in 100 countries in 2014. Hundreds of thousands more are still displaced following disasters in previous years.

20 July 2015 | Publication

Internal displacement in the Central African Republic

This map shows the internal displacement in the Central African Republic as of May 2015

26 May 2015 | Map

Central African Republic: IDPs face significant challenges as instability and political transition continue

More than 426,200 IDPs in the Central African Republic continue to live in limbo as a result of the current conflict and communal violence and despite reconciliation efforts.

26 May 2015 | Overview

The domino effect: why a wide lens is needed to address displacement in central Africa

The briefing paper highlights need to take into account regional dynamics in central Africa and to provide more timely funding and explores potential areas for cross-border learning.

21 July 2014 | Publication

Central African Republic: can it get any worse?

The current crisis in the Central African Republic has a tremendous impact on internal displaced people as well as on the economy.

30 May 2014 | Blog Post

Central African Republic: amid extreme poverty and state fragility, more robust response needed

IDMC highlights the plight of hundreds of thousands of IDPs in CAR who continue to face numerous challenges in enjoying even their basic human rights.

30 May 2014 | Overview

Internal displacement in the Central African Republic by prefectures as of May 2014

This map shows the number of internally displaced people by prefectures in the Central African Republic. Figures outside Bangui are as of December 2013.

30 May 2014 | Map

IDMC’s annual flagship report reveals record breaking IDP figures for second year running

IDMC reveals 33.3 million people were internally displaced by conflict in 2013, with a full 63% in just 5 countries.

14 May 2014 | Blog Post

A record 33.3 million displaced by conflict and violence worldwide, with Nigeria in the top 5 countries most affected

IDMC's annual report reveals 12.5 million people in sub-Saharan Africa have been internally displaced by conflict & violence in 2013.

14 May 2014 | Blog Post

Internal displacement in Central African Republic: Focus on population movements to Paoua

People fleeing and people returning from surrounding areas, neighbouring provinces and Bangui converge in Paoua.

24 March 2014 | Map

Central African Republic: complexity of displacement demands nuanced and sustained response

A year after the Séléka seized power in CAR, IDMC takes stock of the mass displacements that followed and maps challenges ahead.

24 March 2014 | Briefing Paper

Girl, disrupted

Women and children make up 70% of the world’s internally displaced population. To mark International Women’s Day, IDMC highlights how the challenges young girls face around world increase when violence or conflict forces them to flee their homes.

07 March 2014 | Publication

Girl, disrupted: challenges for internally displaced girls worldwide

Women and children make up 70% of the world’s internally displaced population. To mark International Women’s Day, IDMC highlights how the challenges young girls face around world increase when violence or conflict forces them to flee their homes.

07 March 2014 | Blog Post

Central African Republic: Internal displacement in brief

Profiling exercises carried out in the areas of Kabo and Bamingui-Bangoran revealed that the majority of IDPs surveyed would prefer not to return to their places of origin

31 December 2013 | Summary

4 Recommendations for next steps in Central African Republic

Violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) has been escalating in recent weeks, bringing the number of internally displaced people (IDPs) to over a staggering half million. IDMC explores key recommendations on what the next steps should be.

13 December 2013 | Blog Post

Violence in Central African Republic threatens whole region as IDP numbers escalate

IDMC outlines insecurity and violence issues in Central African Republic as France pushes for UN Security Resolution amid reports of cross-border criminal activity and an influx of foreign fighters.

10 October 2013 | Blog Post

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Central African Republic

IDMC's Central African Republic page provides an overview of the latest figures and key concerns facing internally displaced people in the country.

31 July 2012 | Country Page

An uncertain future? Children and Armed Conflict in the Central African Republic

This IDMC and Watchlist report on the Lord’s Resistance Army in CAR, focuses on the abduction of children who are often then raped, used as sex slaves, and forced to attack villages and kill others, including other children.

01 May 2011 | Publication

Security remains fragile ahead of UN troop withdrawal and presidential election

Civilians have suffered a range of abuses, including killings, the looting and burning of villages, destruction of fields, loss of livelihoods, sexual violence and the abduction and recruitment of children.

01 December 2010 | Overview

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Central African Republic: New displacement due to ongoing conflict and banditry

Armed conflict pitting government forces against various armed groups in northern areas of the Central African Republic (CAR) caused the internal displacement of more than 200,000 people between 2005 and 2008. Following the signing of peace and reconciliation agreements, their number fell to around 108,000, but since 2009 clashes between the army and a splinter rebel group, and attacks on civilians by the Lord’s Resistance Army have caused a new wave of displacement. As of November 2010, the number of internally displaced people (IDPs) was estimated at over 192,000.

01 December 2010 | Country Profile

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Central African Republic: New displacement due to ongoing conflict and banditry

Internal armed conflict between government forces and various armed groups in northern areas of the Central African Republic (CAR) caused the internal displacement of over 200,000 people by 2007. F

22 December 2009 | Overview

State of Neglect: Displaced Children in the Central African Republic

Internally displaced children in CAR face severe protection problems from ongoing insecurity and violence.

01 November 2008 | Publication

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UPR Submission CAR 2008

Since 2005, 197,000 people have been internally displaced in the Central African Republic (CAR) due to the armed conflict between the government of François Bozizé and various rebel groups, and because of serious human rights abuses by road bandits known as Zaraguina or coupeurs de route who take advantage of instability, lawlessness and insufficient security provided by the state.

01 November 2008 | Human Rights Mechanism

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