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Monday, 03-30-15, 10:06UN Condemns Kidnaping of DR Congo Refugees, Urges Their Immediate Release[UN News] The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) has today strongly condemned the recent kidnapping of Congolese refugees by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), calling for an immediate release of those still in captivity. read more...
Saturday, 03-28-15, 20:29Central African Republic - UNHCR Strongly Condemns the Kidnapping of Congolese Refugees By LRA Rebels[UNHCR] This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Karin de Gruijl - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 27 March 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. read more...
Saturday, 03-28-15, 20:28Ugandan Rebels Kidnap Refugees[UNHCR] Geneva -The UN refugee agency on Friday called for the immediate release of Congolese refugees kidnapped by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), which has intensified attacks in the area bordering the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo this year. read more...
Friday, 03-27-15, 6:48UN Presence Boosted As Tensions Continue[UN News] The Security Council has agreed to boost the United Nations peacekeeping presence in the Central African Republic (CAR) amid the country's continuing instability and simmering sectarian tensions. read more...
Thursday, 03-26-15, 15:48Car Farmers Need Seeds Now or More Food Aid Later - UN[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Failure to provide farmers in conflict-hit Central African Republic with seeds to plant crops could worsen food shortages, displace more people and raise the cost of humanitarian aid, a U.N. official said on Wednesday. read more...
Wednesday, 03-25-15, 11:50Smugglers Peddle 'Conflict Diamonds', Ignoring Ban[IPS] New York -Since a coup d'etat and an extremely bloody aftermath, not much has improved in the Central African Republic and that suits the black market diamond merchants just fine. read more...
Tuesday, 03-24-15, 15:02Central African Republic - Hundreds of Families Torn Apart By Conflict[PR Newswire] Geneva -Hundreds of people in the Central African Republic have no news of their loved ones following the conflict and other armed violence in the country. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), working closely with the Central African Red Cross Society, is pursuing its efforts to help these people trace and contact their relatives. read more...
Tuesday, 03-24-15, 11:46Crisis-Stricken Farmers Need Urgent Help to Plant in the Central African Republic[FAO] Rome -Critical livelihood saving interventions crucial to avoid further deterioration in food security read more...
Monday, 03-23-15, 16:06CAR in 'Urgent Need' of Agricultural Assistance, Warns UN Agency[UN News] The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched an urgent appeal to help provide farmers in the Central African Republic (CAR) with seeds and tools for the country's upcoming planting season, warning that without additional assistance vulnerable populations risked a further deterioration of their livelihoods. read more...

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