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11 Aug 2017 description

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:

03 Feb 2016 description

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Five years into a conflict that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, conditions confronting civilians in Syria continue to deteriorate, particularly for children and youth. Warring parties continue to violate UN Security Council resolutions and international humanitarian law by deliberately and wantonly attacking civilians and civilian infrastructure, including homes, markets, schools and hospitals leaving a deadly legacy of Unexploded Ordnance.

21 Jan 2016 description
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More than 120 humanitarian organizations and United Nations agencies issued a joint appeal today urging the world to raise their voices and call for an end to the Syria crisis and to the suffering endured by millions of civilians. The appeal also outlines a series of immediate, practical steps that can improve humanitarian access and the delivery of aid to those in need inside Syria.

19 May 2014 description

Les ONG internationales réaffirment leur engagement envers les populations de la République centrafricaine et appellent les acteurs armés à garantir l'accès humanitaire

26 ONG internationales expriment leur profonde préoccupation face à la violence en République centrafricaine (RCA). Elles condamnent les récentes attaques contre les humanitaires et réaffirment leur engagement à venir en aide aux populations affectées.

19 May 2014 description

International NGOs reaffirm their commitment to the people of the Central African Republic and call on all armed actors to respect humanitarian access

26 international NGOs express their deep concern over violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), condemn recent attacks against humanitarians and reaffirm their commitment to helping civilians in need.

12 May 2014 description

Juba, 12 May 2014 – On 20 May 2014, the international community will convene in Oslo, Norway, to discuss how to address the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan. In just under five months since fighting erupted, the situation in South Sudan has deteriorated severely, causing 1.3 million people to flee from their homes, including an estimated 300,000 to neighboring countries. Over 4 million people, including over 2.5 million children, are extremely vulnerable to food insecurity, as people have been displaced from their sources of survival. This crisis is worsening on a daily basis.

07 Nov 2003 description
report MENTOR Initiative

By John Haskew, Country Representative

This was my first visit to two refugee camps in the east of Sierra Leone where a new malaria control tool, Insecticide treated plastic sheeting (ITPS) is currently being field tested by Johns Hopkins MENTOR Initiative, funded by UNHCR, EC ECHO and the US State Department for Population, Refugees and Migration. ITPS is the same as standard sheeting used by UNHCR in refugee camps but has a long lasting vector control technology applied to it.