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09 Jun 2017 description
report IRIN
The so-called 'New Way of Working' has, according to its champions, the potential to radically improve how emergency relief programmes are designed and delivered.
09 Jun 2017 description
Protracted fighting and unrest are increasing the ranks of the displaced and hungry with some 37 countries, 28 of which are in Africa, requiring external assistance for food.
01 Jun 2017 description
Violence has reached levels not seen since August 2014. In the last two weeks alone, over 100,000 people have been newly displaced, seeking safety in areas aid can hardly reach.
01 Jun 2017 description
Countries in the Norwegian Refugee Council's list are characterised by insufficient economic support to meet basic needs, limited media attention and lack of political will to solve crises.
31 May 2017 description
La MINUSCA et l’UNICEF demandent à tous les groupes armés en Centrafrique de mettre fin au recrutement et à l’utilisation des enfants.
30 May 2017 description
To assist those who have been recently forcibly displaced, UNHCR is calling for urgent support to its funding appeal of US$209.2 million for the CAR situation, which is only 6 per cent funded.
28 May 2017 description
Najat Rochdi bemoaned a resurgence of violent atrocities with ethnic and religious connotations. Over the last week, six women and several children were killed based on their religious affiliations.
26 May 2017 description
“The murders that took place at Bangassou in the night of 24 May endanger the capacity to continue providing medical care in the hospital,” said Brice de le Vingne of MSF.
25 May 2017 description
The number of displaced persons has been on an upward trend since January 2017. The outbreaks of tension of the past two weeks have caused the displacement of about 100,000 people.
25 May 2017 description
Attacks by Christian militias in CAR's border town of Bangassou have driven about 2,750 people into Bas-Uele, raising the risk that the Ebola outbreak could spread across the border, a WHO representative said.
19 May 2017 description
The continued presence of groups responsible for the conflict indicates further violence is likely. Long-term displacement could disrupt planting activities and lead to further food insecurity.
16 May 2017 description
"We received 22 wounded on Saturday, and four more on Sunday morning. And then some 500 people trickled in and settled in the yard, in the corridors, hoping the fighters would refrain from attacking a medical structure. They are scared."
15 May 2017 description
Plus de trois mille personnes ont été déplacées par des attaques perpétrées depuis le 13 mai dans un quartier de la ville de Bangassou essentiellement habité par une population musulmane.
15 May 2017 description
South Sudan is now the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis, with more than 1.8 million refugees – including one million children – having sought safety in Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, DRC and CAR.
15 May 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Ugandan soldiers in the Central African Republic have sexually exploited or abused at least 13 women and girls since 2015, Human Rights Watch said.
14 May 2017 description
All wounded have the right to access medical care. Civilians should not be targeted, and all warring parties have a duty to respect the safety of medical facilities such as hospitals, ambulances and their staff.
11 May 2017 description
This allocation will push the level of funding to 14 percent of the $399.5 million requested. "The peace process consolidation is at stake," said the humanitarian coordinator.
06 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Nearly half of children under five (41%) suffer from chronic malnutrition in the country; one in seven children will die before they reach their fifth birthday and a third of children are out of school.
04 May 2017 description
The outbreak of violence that characterized the first quarter of the year in CAR is directly affecting humanitarian actors with 33 incidents targeting humanitarians recorded across the country.
02 May 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Apparent reprisal killings over the past three months have left at least 45 people dead and at least 11,000 displaced, Human Rights Watch said.