In response to the UN global hunger report released yesterday, which states that conflict and climate change a major factors in a rise in hunger not seen in more than a decade, Bill O’Keefe, Catholic Relief Services’ Vice President for Government Relations, said:
The following is a press release (408.34 kB) signed by 35 INGO's working in the Central African Republic
Bangui, August 11th 2017
Following the escalation of violence in many parts of the country, NGOs signatories, members of the INGO Coordination Committee (CCO) in the Central African Republic (CAR) call for an increased protection of civilians and an improved humanitarian access to allow the affected population access to vital aid.
As NGOs working across CAR, we witness the impact of violence on the civilian population on a daily basis:
COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE
RCA : Le regain de violence contre les civils menace la fourniture de l’aide humanitaire essentielle et la survie des populations fragilisées par la crise.
More than 3 billion people- nearly half the world’s population- are at risk for malaria, a preventable disease spread by mosquitoes. Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs), are one of the most effective tools in preventing malaria and reducing deaths.
Déplacement de 300 ménages de Boulekessi (Commune de Mondoro, Cercle de Douentza) à N’Tillit (Commune de Gao, Cercle de Gao)
Le déplacement a eu lieu en mars 2017 par craintes de possibles représailles après l’affrontement entre de groupes djihadistes et les Force Armées Malienne
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You will provide service in the day-to-day delivery of responsive, effective and efficient administrative activities in support of the Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) mission to serve the poor and vulnerable. You will provide consistent and high-quality service and contribute to the proper stewardship of resources to help ensure operational effectiveness in support of high-quality programming.
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Job Title: Deputy Country Representative / Programming (DCR)
Department/Location: CARO/Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Reports To: Country Representative
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