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Berman, Eric G and Louisa N. Lombard. 2008 ‘Strengths of Central African State Actors and Estimated Stockpiles of Small Arms and Light Weapons, As of September 2003.’ The Central African Republic and Small Arms: A Regional Tinderbox, p. 37. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 1 December

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Strengths of Central African State Actors and Estimated Stockpiles of Small Arms and Light Weapons, As of September 2003

Service: FACA
Strength: 4,442
Estimated stockpiles of small arms and light weapons:5,552

Service: Gendarmerie
Strength: 1,310
Estimated stockpiles of small arms and light weapons: 1,507

Service: Police
Strength: 1,600
Estimated stockpiles of small arms and light weapons: 1,072

Service: Other*
Strength: 250
Estimated stockpiles of small arms and light weapons: 250

Service: Presidential guard
Strength: 1,000
Estimated stockpiles of small arms and light weapons: 3,000

Service: Total
Strength: 8,602
Estimated stockpiles of small arms and light weapons: 11,381

* Other includes intelligence (DGRE and SERD) and anti-poaching units.

[DGRE: Direction générale de la documentation et des enquêtes; FACA = Forces armées centrafricaines; SERD = Section d'enquête, de recherche et de documentation]

ID: Q5239

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