Development cooperation ,21.10.2014

Humanitarian assistance, WFP; CAR regional


Central African Republic is one of the poorest states in the world and need for humanitarian assistance has enhanced after the coup in March 2013. Fights between Seleka and anti-Balaka and attacks against civilians have deepened the need for humanitarian assistance. Total of 2,5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance including almost 490 000 IDP's and from the beginning of the conflict about 420 000 refugees. Acute malnutrion rate among the refugees are between 20 and 30 per cent. Thousands of children under 5 suffer from Severe Acute Malnutrition. WFP aims to support life-saving food and nutrition needs. Support is directed to Central African Republic and neighboring countries. Total amount of the request for CAR is 555 million MUSD of which 59 % is covered.

Funding decision  21.10.2014

1 500 000 €

Field of activity

  • Emergency food aid 100%

Funding channel

Maailman elintarvikeohjelma



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