ACAPS Weekly Update 5-4-2023


 Central African Republic (CAR)

Around 9,700 people, including more than 3,400 Central African returnees, have fled Sudan to northeastern Central African Republic since conflict broke out in Sudan in mid-April. The number of displaced people is likely to increase.

Most displaced people are in Vakaga prefecture. Their most urgent needs include shelter, food, and WASH services...

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Recent months have seen an increase in actions by Lebanese security forces to detain and deport Syrian refugees, including those with documentation. In April, around 450 Syrian refugees were arrested and at least 200 people deported. 

There are over 1.5 million Syrian refugees in Lebanon...


The country is currently experiencing a humanitarian emergency as a result of Cyclone Freddy in 2023, Cyclones Batsirai and Emnati in 2022, and a devastating drought in the Grand Sud from 2020–2022. 

Approximately 3.86 million people are in urgent need of assistance, including more than 454,900 children who require treatment for acute malnutrition...