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Provision of Humanitarian Air Services in CAR

This Operation has been modified as per Budget Revision 1 (see below)

The Special Operation (SO) 200522 has been prepared to ensure continued provision of safe and reliable air transport services to the humanitarian community in the Central African Republic (CAR) for 2013. Previously (from October 2006 until December 2012) humanitarian air operations in CAR were implemented through SO No. 105620.  Due to insecurity in the Central African Republic (CAR) resulting from acts of continuous armed conflict in the north-west, north and north-east; and the Lord’s Resistance Army activities in the south-east of the country, humanitarian workers are unable to travel safely by road. In addition, during the rainy season most roads become impassable, impeding access to beneficiaries.  In the absence of safe and reliable air service providers in CAR, WFP/UNHAS remains critical for implementation of humanitarian projects. Over 40humanitarian organizations rely on humanitarian air services to access internally displaced people (IDPs), refugees, host populations and other vulnerable people throughout theentire country.

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Country at a glance 2014
Planned Beneficiaries679,247
Beneficiary needs (mt)0
Beneficiary needs ($US)139,263,109
Donors - 2014 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributionsUS$ 11,524,123
USA15,484,286
The Central African Republic12,000,000
UN CERF6,019,025
European Commission3,753,762
Canada3,137,009
Private Donors2,313,091
Japan2,200,000
Germany2,057,736
United Kingdom1,650,165
Finland1,367,989
France1,225,237
Switzerland1,108,648
Sweden765,697
Luxembourg687,758
Ireland683,995
Republic of Korea630,000
UN Common Funds and Agencies (excl CERF)219,264
Czech Republic151,134
Monaco96,286
Slovenia41,379
Lithuania27,211
Andorra10,316
Brazil8,750
Threats to food security
  • Poverty
  • Political instability
  • Banditry
  • Population displacement
  • Difficult access to food and safe water