The Rwanda Formed Police Unit One (RWAFPU-2) and Rwanda Protection Support Unit (PSU) both operating in the capital Bangui supported the communities that were recently displaced by floods and currently sheltered at Ecole Primaire Kina of 3e Arrondissement.
At least 120 people were given free medical consultation and medication. The peacekeepers also donated foodstuff to the affected communities.
The humanitarian activity was organized by the MINUSCA Joint Task-Force for Bangui (JTFB) to support communities that were displaced by floods.
It was attended by the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General (DSRSG), Lizbeth Cullity, the JTFB commander, Brig. Gen. Alognim Takougnadi and officials from the CAR Ministry of Health.
The FPU-1 and PSU operates in the capital Bangui while another FPU contingent is deployed in Kaga-Bandoro, about 400 kilometers from the capital Bangui.
The FPUs specialize in public order management, delivery of humanitarian assistance, escort duties and protection of UN facilities.
The PSU undertakes special duties such as protection for VIPs, including the SRSG, his two deputies, the Prime Minister of CAR, President of the National Assembly, Minister of Justice and the Head of MINUSCA Police Component, among others.