A protection crisis erupted in the Central African Republic (CAR) at the end of 2013 resulting in severe violence and widespread displacement. The collapse of state, law and order and public services further exacerbated the situation. Since then, the country has remained extremely volatile. Almost five years after the beginning of the conflict, the humanitarian situation remains critical leaving 2.5 million people, over half the population, in urgent need of assistance.

The Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) was activated in December 2013 in response to the escalating crisis. The recent escalation of violence in CAR during 2017 has brought the country towards the brink of a new, large-scale humanitarian crisis, increasing the protection risks in multiple new hotspots across the country. Led by the World Food Programme (WFP), the ETC in CAR is providing ICT services in eight common operational areas across CAR including Kaga-Bandoro, Bossangoa, N'Dele, Bambari, Bangui, Paoua, Bouar and Bria.  

 

Supported by: 

             

         

Funding Status

Requested
1.50 M$

Percentage received:

10.00 %

Required:

1.35 M$

Key Operational Gaps: 
Radio

There are fully equipped radio rooms in Bouar, Bambari, Kaga-Bandoro and N’Dele but, due to a lack of funding, there are not dedicated staffing to run them.

Latest Documents

Factsheet
07 October 2018
Dashboard
08 August 2018
Infographic
06 July 2018
SitRep
04 July 2018

Contacts

Mohamedou Ndiath

ETC Coordinator
Bangui, CAR

Elizabeth Millership

Information Management Officer
Dubai, UAE