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26 Sep 2017 description
Armed groups have taken over several localities, in particular the cities of Bocaranga and Niem, and the ensuing confrontations have caused a large number of displacements.
21 Sep 2017 description
Un informe de la FAO indica un repunte de las cosechas en la mayoría de los países de bajos ingresos con déficit de alimentos. En el Caribe, el impacto de los huracanes mermará el rendimiento agrícola.
18 Sep 2017 description
WFP’s regional programme faces a $76 million funding gap, with severe repercussions since the nutritious WFP-provided lunches and snacks are the only meal many youngsters eat all day.
15 Sep 2017 description
The number of Central African refugees in neighbouring countries now stands at 513,676. This is the highest number of CAR refugees seen since the start of the crisis in 2013.
14 Sep 2017 description
report Inter Press Service
The level of anger and hatred has reached unprecedented levels in the country, as witnessed by the rebel forces use of rape as a systematic weapon of war.
12 Sep 2017 description
Recent attacks on Zemio, in southeast Central African Republic, have closed down the hospital and forced the city’s population, including MSF staff members, to flee.
11 Sep 2017 description
While detailing human rights violations in 40 countries, Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein highlights the Rohingya situation in Myanmar, calling it "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing."
29 Aug 2017 description
The funds will sustain and scale up critical aid operations in Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, Chad and Sudan, where life-saving needs are alarmingly high but funding is critically low.
24 Aug 2017 description
Selon les dernières estimations, le nombre de personnes déplacées a atteint 600 000 à la fin du mois de juillet, alors que la situation de protection des civils continue de se détériorer.
18 Aug 2017 description
So far, in 2017, crises across the region have recorded more than half of all violent incidents against aid workers in the world. UN agencies and NGO partners are calling for immediate action.
17 Aug 2017 description
A sharp deterioration of the security situation necessitated a revision of the appeal. Between January and July 2017, the number of IDPs increased from 402,240 to 600,000.
16 Aug 2017 description
Of the 9.1 million new internal displacements, 4.6 million were caused by conflict, a figure which is already two-thirds of last year’s total. Disaster displacement continues at an unabated pace too.
15 Aug 2017 description
The new 10,000 arrivals add to some 65,000 asylum seekers in DRC since mid-May 2017, and 103,000 registered refugees who arrived since the beginning of the crisis in CAR in 2013.
15 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
These past months and weeks have seen horrendous reports on children’s rights violations, UNICEF says. Armed groups control two-thirds of the country, attacking civilian populations.
11 Aug 2017 description
With clashes taking place between members of the former Seleka coalition and so called self-defense groups, the town of Batangafo in the country’s north has once again plunged into chaos.
04 Aug 2017 description
As humanitarian needs grow, the EU has released fresh humanitarian funding of €9 million for essential supplies like food and medical care and support humanitarian organisations working in the affected areas.
22 Jul 2017 description
Violence recurred at a time when the aid community is still trying to meet the needs caused by the May 13 attack. The IDP site, humanitarian personnel and their facilities are also targeted.
21 Jul 2017 description
The United Nations humanitarian chief today called on the world not to forget the DRC, where millions of girls, boys, women and men are suffering from violence, diseases, and malnutrition.
18 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The UN children’s agency warns that murders, abductions, rape and recruitment into armed groups are on the rise, with renewed fighting severely restricting humanitarian access.
18 Jul 2017 description
The main areas from which people have been fleeing are Bangassou, Bema and Mobaye – several hundred kilometres east of the capital Bangui. Local authorities estimate more than 60,000 people have fled into DRC since May.