Central African Republic — Return Intention Survey in Bangui (February 2014)
Feb 16 2014
- Return Intention
609 IDPs were interviewed at 40 sites in Bangui. 89% of displaced persons left their place of origin since December 2013. 99% left their place of origin for security reasons. 20% of displaced persons have stayed at more than one site. 66% of displaced persons intended to return to their place of origin within the next four weeks. 19% of displaced persons wished to stay at their displacement site. Reasons that prevented the displaced back from returning to their place of origin were: Lack of financial means (71%); lack of security in the neighborhood (65%); and stolen belongings or destroyed home (62%). Displaced persons’ primary needs are housing (34%), security (29%), and food (11%).