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Monday, 03-02-15, 8:44Q&A - UN Rapporteur Looks At How to Restore Stability and Peaceful Coexistence in CAR[UNHCR]Bangui -The violence and suffering in the Central African Republic has faded from world attention, but although the general security situation is not as dire as a year ago, the country remains fragile. read more...
Friday, 02-27-15, 10:20Venturing Into Former Séléka Heartland[Cameroon Tribune]Cameroon Tribune, in a UN convoy, undertook the 150-km ride from Garoua Boulai on the border in the East Region of Cameroon to Bouar in the Central African Republic, CAR. read more...
Thursday, 02-26-15, 9:39Victims Want Ongwen Tried for Crimes in Central African Republic[Hirondelle]Bangui -Victims of the Lord's Resistance Army in the Central African Republic are urging the International Criminal Court to include crimes committed in their country in its case against former LRA commander Dominic Ongwen. read more...
Thursday, 02-26-15, 9:35MSF Starts a Vaccination Campaign in the Largest Displaced Persons' Camp in the Country[MSF]Batangafo -Camp numbers continue to grow as families flee violence in the region read more...
Wednesday, 02-25-15, 9:54UN Health Agency Launches Billion Dollar Appeal to Tackle Soaring Needs in Four Crisis-Torn Countries[UN News]The World Health Organization (WHO) today appealed to donors to provide $1 billion for life-saving health needs ranging from childhood vaccinations to surgical care for the severely wounded for some 25 million people caught up in conflict across the Central African Republic, Iraq, South Sudan and Syria. read more...
Wednesday, 02-25-15, 6:52Fresh Violence Displaces Almost 50,000 People[UNHCR]Bangui, Central African Republic -The UN refugee agency on Tuesday reported that an upsurge in violence in the Central African Republic has forced the displacement of almost 50,000 people since the start of the year. read more...
Tuesday, 02-24-15, 9:31Technology Boost for UN Peacekeepers 'Essential' in Rapidly Evolving, Complex World - UN Experts[UN News]From the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to the Central African Republic (CAR), United Nations' peacekeeping missions must make greater use of technological advances in order to better confront the dynamic challenges of the 21st century, according to a group of UN experts. read more...
Monday, 02-23-15, 11:37Desire to Return Home Hindered By Ongoing Conflict in Central African Republic[IFRC]Conflict in the Central African Republic has claimed thousands of lives and destroyed the livelihoods of hundreds of families with homes and businesses now lying in ruins, along with other public and private infrastructure. Hundreds of farmers are feeling helpless, not being able to tend to their farms in the midst of increased food security challenges in the country. read more...
Monday, 02-23-15, 8:48Why a Special Criminal Court for the Central African Republic Deserves Your Support[HRW]Bangui -The interim parliament for the Central African Republic is about to consider a bill to establish a Special Criminal Court to complement the work of the International Criminal Court in the country and speed up justice for victims of atrocities since the current conflict began three years ago. This is why the bill needs and deserves support from members of the transition parliament. read more...
Friday, 02-20-15, 9:44'Deterring' Migrant Boats Is Failing - UN[IRIN]London -Late last year the Italian government scrapped its Mediterranean search and rescue operation the Mare Nostrum after funding shortages. The project was partially replaced by Operation Triton - but the service is far more restricted than its predecessor, both in geography (the patrols only go up to 30 miles off the Italian coast) and budget (roughly a third of Mare Nostrum). Critics have said it could leave tens of thousands of migrants at far greater risk. read more...

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