Central African Republic — Return Intention Survey in Bangui (March 2014)
Mar 18 2014
- Return Intention
598 IDPs were interviewed at 28 sites in Bangui. 88% of displaced persons left their place of origin since December 2013. 38.6% left their place of origin for security reasons. 15% of displaced persons have stayed at more than one site. 58% of displaced persons intended to return to their place of origin within the next four weeks. 34% of displaced persons wished to stay at their displacement site, which shows an overall increase from 19% in February 2014. Reasons that prevented the displaced back from returning to their place of origin were: belongings are stolen (72%), lack of security in the neighborhood (64%), and lack of security forces in their neighborhood (59%). Displaced persons’ primary needs are security (38.6%), housing (19%), and non-food items (17%).