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16 Mar 2018 description
Intensified conflict and political instability, deepening food insecurity and simultaneous outbreaks of communicable diseases are driving a worsening humanitarian crisis across the region.
08 Feb 2018 description
During 2017, FAO supported governments and communities in responding to food chain crises, which can threaten lives and livelihoods and lead to major emergencies.
29 Jan 2018 description
Humanitarian efforts to provide affected communities with food relief and livelihood support remain extremely critical, FAO and WFP have told the UN Security Council.
27 Jan 2018 description
At least 71 United Nations staff - peacekeepers and civilians - were killed last year in deliberate attacks mainly in Mali, DR Congo, CAR, Cameroon, and Sudan.
17 Jan 2018 description
report UN News Service
The UN wants a 50km perimeter around Paoua allowing displaced persons to return. In the last three weeks, 60,000 people left everything behind to escape clashes between armed groups.
29 Dec 2017 description
report UN News Service
Challenges facing UN peacekeepers include the need for better training and equipment for intelligence gathering and situational awareness, as well as working closer with local communities.
01 Dec 2017 description
About 136 million people across the world need humanitarian aid and protection due to protracted conflicts, disasters, epidemics and displacement. This funding will target 91 million of the most vulnerable.
14 Nov 2017 description
A surge in violence and brutal attacks on civilians in northern and eastern parts of the country during the last year has forced 1.1 million people to flee their homes.
14 Nov 2017 description
The region faces a major displacement crisis with 10.7 million people uprooted by the end of September 2017, and this figure expected to rise in the months ahead.
09 Nov 2017 description
report UN News Service
Humanitarian Response Plan for 2017 is only about 39% funded. Underfunding hampers the ability to respond; failing to address the current needs will affect entire region, UN warns.
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.
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."
12 Jun 2017 description
report Invisible Children
Armed group violence has escalated sharply in eastern CAR in recent weeks, particularly in Mbomou and Haute Kotto prefectures. In May alone, ex-Seleka forces and 'anti-balaka' militias killed 132 civilians in the towns of Bangassou and Bria.
23 Mar 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
A recent Human Rights Watch research found armed groups living at schools and right next to schools. Thousands of children stopped going to school four years ago due to violence, and many of them may never resume their studies.
27 Jan 2017 description
report UN Security Council
Il s'agit notamment de prendre les mesures nécessaires à l'encontre des personnes et entités faisant obstacle à l'acheminement de l'aide humanitaire. L'embargo sur les armes est aussi prorogé.
19 Jan 2017 description
With regional displacement figures from South Sudan in the first half of 2016 much higher than original projections, the UNHCR had to revise the requirements for 2017.
11 Jan 2017 description
Individuals suspected of committing war crimes, including killing and rape during the conflict, are evading investigation and arrest, and in some cases live side by side with their victims, Amnesty says.
08 Dec 2016 description
report UN Security Council
François Lounceny Fall said the violence also demonstrated the threat that the continued presence of armed groups in the Central African Republic posed to the entire subregion.
01 Dec 2016 description
ACAPS identifies 10 countries where humanitarian needs are likely to be highest in 2017, as well as four that merit attention as they face a potential spike in needs.