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L'ONU appelle à ne pas oublier la République centrafricaine.

Source: UN News Service Country: Central African Republic La reprise des violences a fait exploser à nouveau le nombre de déplacés et la malnutrition ces derniers mois. Les récentes violences meurtrières ont des implications sur le plan humanitaire.17 octobre 2017 – Les récentes violences meurtrières qui ont ...

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UN Secretary-General: Risk of ethnic cleansing in Central African Republic.

Antonio Guterres wants 900 extra peacekeepers in Central African Republic The post UN Secretary-General: Risk of ethnic cleansing in Central African Republic appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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UN: Conditions in Central African Republic Continue to Deteriorate.

The United Nations reports conditions in Central African Republic have continued to deteriorate since a serious outbreak of inter-communal violence in mid-May between the Muslim Seleka and largely Christian anti-Balaka armed groups. Fighting in some parts of Central African Republic has become so intense that United Nations ...

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UN forced to halve rations in Central African Republic.

A U.N. humanitarian official warns that aid workers have had to cut rations in half across Central African Republic because of underfunding.

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More than 200,000 children in Lake Chad region suffering from malnutrition.

Source: Oxfam Country: Central African Republic, Chad, Sudan In the Lake Region of Chad, there are only 10 doctors currently working and the international community has only funded $40m of a $121m humanitarian appeal.More than 335,000 people continue to go hungry in the Lake Region of Chad – a place where only ten ...

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Central African Republic: UN Special Adviser condemns incitement of violence and hatred.

The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide has strongly condemned provocation of ethnic and religious hatred armed groups and politicians in the Central African Republic and impressed the need for urgent, concerted and coordinated steps to end violence, defuse intercommunity tensions and alleviate the ...

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UN Peacekeepers Drug, Rape Teenager in Central African Republic.

Two U.N. peacekeepers drugged a 19-year-old woman at a checkpoint and raped her The woman says the peacekeepers offered her tea, after which she remembers waking up naked on the ground 108 victims were sexually abused by U.N. peacekeepers in the Central African Republic last year Rape allegations can result in the ...

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A growing problem: U.N. peacekeepers accused of rape.

Amnesty International is urging the United Nations to take swift action on allegations that one or more of its peacekeepers drugged and raped a 19-year-old woman in Central African Republic last month.

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CAR refugee crisis remains most underfunded in the world.

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo In 2017, UNHCR and partners appealed for US$209 million to assist the more than 500,000 CAR refugees across the region. To date, only 9 per cent of those funds have been received.More than 60,000 refugees have ...

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News24.com | New rape claims against UN peacekeepers in CAR.

Peacekeepers in the Central African Republic have been accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl, the UN says, the latest in a spate of rape claims that have hit the mission.

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Home is close, but so far away for Central African Republic refugees.

More than 60,000 refugees have crossed the Ubangi and Mboumou rivers in the past five months, fleeing the war-torn Central African Republic.

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New allegation of sexual abuse surfaces at UN mission

11 October 2017 – United Nations Spokesman Stphane Dujarric said Wednesday that the UN Mission in the Central African Republic reported it had received an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor that took place in Bambari by UN peacekeepers.

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Report: UN peacekeepers drugged and raped teen in Central African Republic

UN peacekeepers drugged and raped a 19-year-old woman in the Central African Republic, Amnesty International said Wednesday

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Africa Tops Global Hunger Index, Driven by War, Climate Shocks

Global hunger has fallen more than a quarter since 2000, but conflict and climate shocks are beginning to reverse these gains, an annual global hunger index said Thursday. Nearly half of the 119 countries surveyed had "serious," "alarming" or "extremely alarming" hunger levels between 2012 and 2016, with war-torn Central ...

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Africa's schools failing girls

In South Sudan, 73% of girls aged 6 to 11 are not at school, while there is just one teacher for every 80 pupils in the Central African Republic.

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New allegation of sexual abuse surfaces at UN mission in Central African Republic

United Nations Spokesman Stéphane Dujarric said Wednesday that the UN Mission in the Central African Republic reported it had received an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor that took place in Bambari by UN peacekeepers.

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UN: Teenage girl alleges sex abuse by peacekeeper in CAR

The United Nations said Wednesday that a teenage girl alleged she was sexually abused by a U.N. peacekeeper in Central African Republic, a conflict-torn country that has seen widespread allegations of sexual misconduct by U.N. troops charged with protecting civilians.

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Deterioration of humanitarian needs in CAR has almost reached 2014 levels

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Central African Republic The security situation has recently worsened in several regions of the country bringing the total number of IDPs to nearly 600,000 and threatens humanitarian interventions. KEY POINTS Insecurity in the country has worsened. ...

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10 toughest places for girls to go to school

Central African Republic, Niger, Afghanistan mentioned in report The post 10 toughest places for girls to go to school appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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For Children in War, Some Good News amidst a Grim Picture

Expand Child soldiers put down their guns in a disarmament and release ceremony in Jonglei state, South Sudan, February 10, 2015.  © 2015 Sebastian Rich/Corbis/AP Images Let's start with the good news. A new United Nations report on children and armed conflict found that more than 5,700 child soldiers were released ...

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The Central African Republic could be on the brink of a bloodbath

The U.N. and groups worry the obscure conflict could flare into war and even genocide.

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Many more refugees flee to Cameroon due to renewed violence in CAR

Source: Voice of America Country: Cameroon, Central African Republic The population of the Gado refugee camp has exploded from 1,000 refugees in January to 25,000 today, while aid agencies are struggling to meet their needs.GADO, EASTERN CAMEROON — U.N. aid agencies are struggling to meet the needs of refugees in eastern ...

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Central African Republic: More aid needed amid deteriorating security, UN relief official warns

In spite of humanitarian access to help tackle some of the most critical needs in several Central African Republic hotspots, eroding security since the beginning of 2017 has sparked additional needs, the United Nations humanitarian wing reported today.

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Humanitarian response in CAR severely underfunded

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Central African Republic The 2017 Revised Humanitarian Response Plan of $497.3 million had only received $148.5 million at 30 September, compromising the aid that half the population urgently needs. Yaounde, 6 October 2017 - The humanitarian ...

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Sexual violence by armed groups in the Central African Republic

Source: Human Rights Watch Country: Central African Republic Armed groups have used rape and sexual slavery as a tactic of war across the country during nearly five years of conflict, Human Rights Watch said. Central African Republic: Sexual Violence as Weapon of War Widespread Rape, Sexual Slavery by Armed Groups – Armed ...

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Central African Republic: Sexual Violence as Weapon of War

Armed groups are using rape in a brutal, calculated way to punish and terrorize women and girls. Every day, survivors live with the devastating aftermath of rape, and the knowledge that their attackers are walking free, perhaps holding positions of power, and to date facing no consequences whatsoever. – Armed groups in ...

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UN Human Rights Council wraps current session, adopts texts on Myanmar, Yemen, Burundi

The United Nations Human Rights Council concluded its 36th session in Geneva today, having adopted 33 resolutions, 20 by consensus, addressing multiple themes as well as human rights situations in Yemen, Burundi, Myanmar, Syria, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, Sudan, Somalia and Cambodia.

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Civilians pay 'very heavy price' amid unfolding violence in western Central African Republic - UN

Since the beginning of September, the humanitarian situation in western Central African Republic has deteriorated as armed groups have taken over several localities - particularly Bocaranga and Niem - which has forced thousands of people to flee into the bush where they cannot access aid, the United Nations relief wing ...

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