UNHCR continuously collects data on incidents for protection monitoring in the Central African Republic as the lead in the protection cluster. This dataset contains incidents reported on victims in 12 of the 15 prefectures of the Central African Republic through the year 2021. Protection incidents were continuously collected through the year by UNHCR partners INTERSOS and COOPI, leveraging their network of community relay and protection committees across the 12 prefectures. A total of 6499 incidents allegedly perpetrated on individuals from January to December 2021 are recorded in this dataset.
Kind of Data
Event/transaction data [evn]
Unit of Analysis
v2.1: Edited, cleaned and anonymised data.
All persons of concern to UNHCR including Refugees.
Producers and sponsors
Dates of Data Collection
Data Collection Mode
Questionaire contained the following sections: Victims Information, Incident details, Alledged Perpetrator
United Nations Refugee Agency Microdata Library
Original Archive Study ID: UNHCR_CAF_2021_PROTECTION_MONITORING_v2.1
DDI Document ID
Development Data Group
Metadata adapted for World Bank Microdata Library
Date of Metadata Production
DDI Document version
Version 1 (December 2022). This version is identical to UNHCR DDI ID: UNHCR_CAF_2021_PROTECTION_MONITORING_v2.1, except the following edits were made:
-Document ID and Survey ID,
- Minor formatting corrections
- Specified the archive where study is originally stored