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The Central African Republic is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Chad to the north, Sudan to the northeast, South Sudan to the southeast, the DR Congo to the south, the Republic of the Congo to the southwest, and Cameroon to the west. Wikipedia

Capital: Bangui

Population: 4.83 million (2020) World Bank

President: Faustin-Archange Touadéra

Gross domestic product: 2.303 billion USD (2020) World Bank

Currency: Central African CFA franc

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Since 21 July, heavy rain has been affecting several parts of the country, including the area of Bangui city, causing floods and flash floods causing in casualties and damage.

According to media reports, at least 10 people died (of which nine in the prefecture of Lobaye, southern Central African Republic), three are still missing, and 250 houses collapsed displacing thousands of people.

For the next 24 hours, moderate rain is forecast over most parts of the country. 

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Humanitarian Impact
  300
        Displaced Persons
    250
          Damaged Homes
  10
        Deaths

OCHA coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises.

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