Central African Republic

In the Central African Republic, the ICRC helps people affected by conflict and violence. We provide aid, run livelihood-support projects and repair water and sanitation systems. We visit detainees, restore contact between relatives separated by conflict and promote international humanitarian law.

In numbers

In 2017:

  • 126,000
    people received seeds and tools, 22,000 people received essential household items, and over 20,000 people received food.
  • 286
    operations on weapon wounded civilians and combatants at the Community Hospital in Bangui
  • 450,000
    people benefitted from improved access to clean water in urban areas.
  • 1,400
    detainees received visits from the ICRC.
  • 2,600
    members of the armed forces and other arms carriers learnt about IHL.

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