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For the Central African Republic there will be no peace without justice.

Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadera inspects a guard of honor in Ivory Coast. Legnan Koula/EPAThe government of the Central African Republic recently signed a peace deal with 13 rebel groups to bring an end to violence that has plagued the country since 2013. There has been a series of conferences, ...

- The Conversation - UK

News24.com | 'I was among the dead and injured': horror in CAR.

Jonas Ngobo can still clearly see the bloodshed and devastation left when rebels attacked a Red Cross health centre in the Central African Republic where he worked.

- News24.com - ZA

'I was among the dead and injured': horror in C. Africa.

BANGASSOU, Aug 19 - Jonas Ngobo can still clearly see the bloodshed and devastation left when rebels attacked a Red Cross health centre in the Central African Republic where he worked. “I was among the dead and injured”, the 54-year-old Ngobo said. Six of his colleagues died in the violence in the southern town ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Record violence targeting aid workers and civilians in West and Central Africa.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, World So far, in 2017, crises across the region have recorded more than half of all violent incidents against aid workers in the world. UN ...

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Revised Central African Republic appeal seeks $497 million.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Central African Republic A sharp deterioration of the security situation necessitated a revision of the appeal. Between January and July 2017, the number of IDPs increased from 402,240 to 600,000. Bangui, 17 August 2017 – The deterioration of the ...

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UNHCR: South Sudan Refugees in Uganda Top One Million.

An average of 1,800 South Sudanese have been arriving daily in Uganda over the past year, with another one million taking refuge Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic.

- Voice of America - US

More than 9 million people already displaced globally in 2017.

Source: Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre Country: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Botswana, Central African Republic, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Gambia, India, Iraq, Madagascar, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, Peru, Philippines, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Syrian Arab Republic, World Of the 9.1 million new ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Chaos in Central African Republic Imperils Aid Groups’ Work.

Mayhem is spreading, tens of thousands of people have been displaced, and aid groups warn that 'we cannot operate in a country where we are the target.'

- International NY Times - US

News24.com | Humanitarian groups urge UN to take 'immediate action' in CAR.

Aid groups have called on the United Nations to take "immediate action" in the Central African Republic, saying the conflict-wracked nation is "teetering on the brink of catastrophe".

- News24.com - ZA

CAR government powerless as militia fighting intensifies.

Fighting between armed groups in the Central African Republic has intensified in recent months with the state virtually invisible outside the capital and aid groups finding it increasingly difficult to work in the country.

- France24 - FR

'Dramatic increase' in violence in the Central African Republic - UNICEF.

Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Central African Republic These past months and weeks have seen horrendous reports on children's rights violations, UNICEF says. Armed groups control two-thirds of the country, attacking civilian populations.This is a summary of what was said by UNICEF spokesperson Donaig Le Du – to whom ...

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Thousands of CAR asylum seekers arriving in DR Congo

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo The new 10,000 arrivals add to some 65,000 asylum seekers in DRC since mid-May 2017, and 103,000 registered refugees who arrived since the beginning of the crisis in CAR in 2013.KINSHASA – UNHCR, the UN Refugee ...

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'Dramatic increase ' in violence in the Central African Republic - UNICEF

Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Central African Republic These past months and weeks have seen horrendous reports on children's rights violations, UNICEF says. Armed groups controls two-thirds of the country, attacking civilian populations.This is a summary of what was said by UNICEF spokesperson Donaig Le Du – to ...

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'Dramatic' rise in Central African Republic violence happening out of media eyes, warns UNICEF

The Central African Republic has spiralled into violence and remains one of the worst countries in the world to be a child and “right now there are few eyes looking at them and few hands trying to help,” the United Nations children's agency said today.

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MSF says 10,000 people seek safety in hospital after camp is looted and burned

Source: Médecins Sans Frontières Country: Central African Republic With clashes taking place between members of the former Seleka coalition and so called self-defense groups, the town of Batangafo in the country's north has once again plunged into chaos.BANGUI/ NEW YORK, AUGUST 9, 2017—Approximately 10,000 people have ...

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Central African Republic: International Red Cross Movement strongly condemns killing of Red Cross volunteers

News release | Bangui/Geneva - The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is shocked and saddened by the violent deaths of six Red Cross volunteers earlier this week in the Central Africa Republic .

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EU steps up assistance to Mali and Central African Republic

Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Country: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, Mauritania As humanitarian needs grow, the EU has released fresh humanitarian funding of €9 million for ...

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In Central African Republic, UN peacekeeping chief underscores political solution to end violence

The top United Nations peacekeeping official is in the Central African Republic where he today discussed the security situation and the political process, while paying homage to three UN 'blue helmets' killed in the line of duty in recent days.

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UN peacekeeping chief warns Security Council about insecurity in Central African Republic

The head of the United Nations peacekeeping operations has warned that the increased intensity of attacks on civilians and peacekeepers is bringing Central African Republic to the tipping point.

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UN chief condemns killing of peacekeeper in Central African Republic

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the killing of a UN peacekeeper on Sunday in the Central African Republic, urging the country's authorities to investigate this incident and bring the perpetrators to justice.

- UN Peace & Security - INT

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