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23 Feb 2006 description
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DAKAR, le 23 février (IRIN) - De nombreux centrafricains continuent d'affluer chaque jour au Tchad où au moins 4 000 d'entre eux ont déjà trouvé refuge depuis le début du mois, fuyant les attaques persistantes des bandes armées qui ont fait 50 victimes en février, a révélé l'agence des Nations unies pour les réfugiés (HCR).

23 Feb 2006 description

(New York: 23 February 2006): At a donor meeting for humanitarian aid to the poverty-stricken Central African Republic (C.A.R.) many Governments present made assurances that they would pay greater attention to the crisis, although no new financial commitments were made. The meeting was held in the Cameroonian capital Yaoundé on 20 February 2006.

23 Feb 2006 description

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22 Feb 2006 description
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DAKAR, 22 Feb 2006 (IRIN) - Men, women and children from the Central African Republic are continuing to flee into Chad daily, with at least 4,000 pouring in so far this month to escape violence that refugees say has killed 50 people in February alone, and shows no signs of subsiding, the UN refugee agency said.

"Every day refugees are arriving in Chad," a UNHCR official in the capital N'djamena told IRIN on Wednesday. The agency is racing to relocate the 200-odd daily arrivals from the …

21 Feb 2006 description

BEKONINGA, Tchad, 21 février (UNHCR) -- Le nombre de réfugiés fuyant les violentes attaques perpétrées dans la région nord de la République centrafricaine (RC) en proie à l'anarchie augmente sans discontinuer. Chaque jour, plus de 200 Centrafricains traversent la frontière en direction du sud tchadien. Depuis le début du mois, plus de 4 000 réfugiés sont ainsi arrivés et d'autres seraient actuellement en route vers la frontière.

21 Feb 2006 description

Brussels, 21 February 2006
Madame la Présidente,
Distingués Membres du Parlement Européen,

21 Feb 2006 description

BEKONINGA, Chad, Feb. 21 (UNHCR) - The number of refugees seeking refuge in Chad after fleeing violence in the lawless northern Central African Republic (CAR) is climbing steadily, with around 200 crossing the border daily. More than 4,000 refugees have arrived so far this month and more are believed to be on the way.

"Many refugees report they fled attacks by government forces on civilians who CAR troops suspected of supporting various rebel groups.

21 Feb 2006 description
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YAOUNDE, CAMEROON, 21 Feb 2006 (IRIN) - A donor conference for the Central African Republic (CAR) has ended in the Cameroonian capital, Yaounde, with funding assurances to the poverty-stricken nation.

"The meeting was successful, but did not go [on] much to address the problems in the Central African Republic," Maurizio Giuliano, the public information officer for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, said on Monday at the end of the conference.

21 Feb 2006 description

Kampala_(dpa) _ Thousands of Sudanese refugees in Uganda are desperate to go back home but their return is delayed because a repatriation agreement involving the governments of Uganda, Sudan and the United Nations refugee agency has not been signed, a senior official said Tuesday.
Even if the agreement is inked, the UN lacks the estimated 1.5 million dollars needed to move home the thousands of Sudanese who have have registered to return home since last year, UNHCR spokesperson in Kampala Roberta Russo told Deutsche Presse-Agentur dpa,

21 Feb 2006 description

GENEVA - As the media and the humanitarian community focus on the spreading drought in the Horn of Africa, the United Nations World Food Programme is deeply concerned that more attention is needed to highlight the persistent problems faced by the world's refugees - most of them in Africa.

20 Feb 2006 description
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Devant l' impossibilité du gouvernement centrafricain de s'occuper de ses compatriotes réfugiés au Sud du Tchad en proie à la famine et à toutes sortes de maladies, les Nations Unies sont une nouvelle patrie pour les centrafricains, et vont forcer la main aux bonnes volontés pour venir en aide à ces meurt-faim-du-péché.

20 Feb 2006 description
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Nairobi, le 20 février (IRIN) - La conférence des bailleurs de fonds de la République centrafricaine organisée par les Nations unies s'est ouverte lundi à Yaoundé, la capitale camerounaise.

20 Feb 2006 description
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20 Feb 2006 description
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Bangui, le 20 février (IRIN) - Les ministres des Affaires étrangères des pays de la région des Grands Lacs sont réunis lundi, et pendant trois jours, à Bangui, la capitale de la République centrafricaine (RCA), pour préparer le sommet des chefs d'Etat qui se tiendra cette année à Nairobi, au Kenya.

20 Feb 2006 description
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BANGUI, 20 Feb 2006 (IRIN) - Foreign ministers from Africa's Great Lakes region began a meeting on Monday in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic (CAR) to finalise preparations for a heads of state summit due to be held in Nairobi, Kenya, later in the year.

17 Feb 2006 description
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17 Feb 2006 description

BEKONINGA, southern Chad, Feb. 17 (UNHCR) - A fresh influx of more than 2,800 refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) crossed over into southern Chad this week, fleeing violent attacks by bandits, armed rebels and security forces in the lawless northern part of the country.

17 Feb 2006 description

(New York: 17 February 2006): The United Nations will hold a high level meeting on 20 February in the Cameroonian capital Yaoundé, in the quest for funding for neighbouring Central African Republic. Cameroon hosts most embassies and cooperation offices responsible for C.A.R.