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A Catholic bishop in the Central African Republic accused U.N. peacekeeping troops of sexual abuse in his diocese and warned they could be guilty of ... The bishop said he would return to Central African Republic March 18 and spend Holy Week at Zemio, a town 190 miles east of Bangassou currently ...
A Catholic bishop in the Central African Republic accused U.N. peacekeeping troops of sexual abuse in his diocese and warned they could be guilty of ... The bishop said he would return to Central African Republic March 18 and spend Holy Week at Zemio, a town 190 miles east of Bangassou currently ...

The group of women arrived on 3 March at Bossangoa hospital, in western CAR. According to the women, the attack took place on 17 February near Kiriwiri, a village 56 km from Bossangoa. The 10 women said they were with a larger group in the bush, collecting water, washing clothes and tending to their ...
Six educators were killed this week in the Central African Republic, Unicef said on Wednesday, the latest of several attacks on aid workers as that fragmented and war-torn nation slides deeper into chaos. The attack occurred near Markounda, a small town in the northwest, near the border with Chad -- a ...
Access to health care is among the main humanitarian issues in a country like Central African Republic, torn by civil war and political instability. Boda lies in post conflict area, but the challenges for patients to be assisted and for doctors to cope with lack technical devices, medicines and certified personnel, ...
The United Nations is appealing to the international community to help with humanitarian efforts in the Central African Republic. The agency says half the population requires urgent assistance. Fighting between various armed groups plunged the country into civil conflict in 2013, and the violence is ...

Paoua, Central African Republic - When rebels attacked her village, Delphine Lokaingoto was still too weak from childbirth to lift more than one of her ... Paoua town is now hosting more than 65,000 displaced people since late December in rural Ouham-Pende prefecture near the Chad border, where the ...
Some of the women had open wounds caused by blades," said Soulemane Amoin, a midwife at the hospital in the town of Bossangoa where the women were treated. "It was terrible to see. It broke my heart." In its statement, MSF said the women had left their village to fetch water and tend to their fields ...
A burnt village on the road to Bocaranga, northwest Central African Republic (file). ... on Tuesday denounced an attack against education workers that killed six, including one UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) consultant, who were traveling in the north-western prefecture of the Central African Republic (CAR).
Inter-communal violence continues to increase in several provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Since December tensions have been rising between the Hema and Lendu ethnic groups in Ituri province regarding the control of disputed land. At least 45 people were killed on 1 and 2 ...
... a Catholic Church compound in Bangassou after the town was overrun by members of a Christian armed group last May. They took shelter in the church and risk being killed if they leave the protection of UN peacekeepers. Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Bangassou, Central African Republic.
Human Rights Watch has conducted extensive field research and documented grave human rights violations in the Central African Republic since 2013.[1] This includes research conducted as the conflict worsened in 2013,[2] and in November 2016 and January 2017 concerning the occupation of schools ...
A man looks on as smoke rises from an attack on a village in Central African Republic (CAR) in this file photo. ... More than 65,000 people have already fled fighting in the area to take refuge in Paoua, a town whose normal population is 40,000, according to the UN Office of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
24 January 2018 - With more than half the population in the Central African Republic (CAR) projected to need humanitarian assistance in 2018, the United Nations, the government and partners are seeking $515.6 million in contributions to address the crisis. "The situation requires greater attention more than ever," said ...
In total Chad hosts 77,122 refugees from CAR. The conflict in CAR's north-west has also displaced some 65,000 Central Africans to the city of Paoua, which has seen its population tripling. "The newly displaced told UNHCR that armed groups attacked their villages, torching houses, looting food and killing ...
23 January 2018 - Surging violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) has put unprecedented numbers of people on the run, the United Nations refugee agency ... UNHCR and the authorities are identifying host villages away from the border in Chad to relocate the refugees, and teams are distributing food and basic ...
Armed groups killed hundreds of civilians, raped and sexually assaulted women and girls, and burned down villages. ... The Union for peace in the Central African Republic (l'Union pour la Paix en Centrafrique, UPC), a Seleka faction, carried out some of the worst attacks in and around Alindao, in Basse ...

17 January 2018 - The United Nations Mission in the troubled Central African Republic, known by its French acronym, MINUSCA, has given armed groups in the north of the country 48 hours to clear out. The Mission wants to clear a 50 kilometre perimeter around the town allowing displaced persons to return. Over the last ...
He is one of numerous eyewitnesses AFP interviewed about militia violence that has erupted in northwest Central African Republic, sapping hopes of stabilising a dirt-poor, fragile state. Tombe and thousands of others have sought refuge in the small dusty town of Paoua. Many survivors recount nightmarish ...
The U.N. says some 100,000 people in the Central African Republic city of Paoua urgently need humanitarian aid following clashes between armed ... Dujarric said "should armed groups continue clashing and attack other villages, the number of displaced people in Paoua could potentially double or triple.
Over 60,000 people from Central African Republic have fled across the Ubangi River since fighting erupted in May. A Central ... Jean-Pierre, his mother, his wife and four children live in the makeshift village of Kpakpo in the DRC, which shelters 800 people who fled riverside villages in the CAR. "One day I ...
Up to a fifth of the Central African Republic's (CAR) five million population have fled their homes because of fighting or violence, and are today living as displaced persons or refugees. For those who have remained in their villages, life is a struggle to stay safe, to be able to work their land, and to keep ...
Like Josianne, 30,000 people or more in the Paoua region have fled neighbouring villages and sought refuge with family in the town, which is becoming increasingly dangerous. Each local household often hosts more than 40 displaced people, and the provision of sufficient water and food will soon ...
A total of 1,494 individuals returned to their home villages in Dafag, South Darfur, ending 10 years of asylum in the Central African Republic (CAR). ... expressed their intention to return to Sudan, following improvements in the security situation and the disarmament of armed groups in their home villages.
Armed clashes have forced more than 25,000 people to seek refuge in Paoua, a town in northern CAR. Fighting erupted on 28 ... north of the town. Around 2,000 houses in several villages have been burned down or destroyed. ... More than 2,000 people have fled to nearby towns for safety. An interagency ...
Members of Revolution and Justice (RJ) and fighters belonging to the Movement for the Liberation of the Central African Republic People (MNLC) have been ... Like Josianne, 30,000 people or more in the Paoua region have fled neighbouring villages and sought refuge with family in the town, which is ...
Did former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba's Movement for the Liberation of Congo (MLC) militia have an organizational policy to attack civilians? And did the nature and scope of the attacks warrant their classification as crimes against humanity? These are among the key issues that will be ...
Bangui, Central African Republic - Hundreds of people in north-east Central African Republic have fled their villages following fresh violence between armed groups, Doctors without Borders (MSF) said Sunday, December 31. Villagers fled gunfire and machete attacks to arrive in the small town of Paoua, ...
NGAOUNDERE -- Cameroon's military freed 17 of its citizens held hostage by armed groups from the Central African Republic. One person was ... Doctor Yali Bin Yamazani at a Norwegian missionary hospital in the Cameroonian town of Ngaoundere says all of them suffered bullet wounds. He says the ...
... after the UPC had claimed the village as their new home base. Like many in Alindao, Solange lives in a makeshift camp for the internally displaced, wondering where her family's next meal will come from and doing her best to keep them outside the reach of warring militias that have taken over her town.
She has been able to flee with six of her children from their home village Batangafo, in the north of the Central African Republic, and found safety in Gara Amou, about 200 kilometres further south. During the last year fighting has escalated in the north and the east of the country, and spread to new areas.
Peacekeeping efforts in Central African Republic, where religious tensions remain continue to run high, have been branded a failure. .... Prudence Lamba*, from Bangui, was one of 100,000 people who lived amid the abandoned, rusty planes in the city's airport, after fleeing the Seleka with her four children ...
It is a small town, up towards the northern border of the Central African Republic (CAR), and even in its heyday it was little more than a few tree-lined roads ... people to keep the hospital running and manages a community health worker programme that provides basic health services to surrounding villages.
The school in his village, 25km (15 miles) from the capital, has no qualified teachers. And so for the past three months, Mr Zaoro, 58, has been leading a class of 105 primary school children. Decades of neglect compounded by four years of war have picked off most of the Central African Republic's ...
The violence continued in the town in August and September of this year, until the ex-Seleka and Anti-Balaka signed a new ceasefire agreement. Since October a new 'self-defence' group has sprung up, founded in a village not far from Batangafo. It is there that fighting is now taking place, beyond the river ...
Disclaimer: The designations employed and the presentation of material in this information product do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of FAO concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or ...
Paoua, Central African Republic - When rebels attacked her village, Delphine Lokaingoto was still too weak from childbirth to lift more than one of her ... Paoua town is now hosting more than 65,000 displaced people since late December in rural Ouham-Pende prefecture near the Chad border, where the ...
Christelle, 24, is still recovering after the surprise attack by armed men outside the hospital in Batangafo, in the north of Central African Republic (CAR), on ... All those who were able to fled the town, crossing the border into neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where they are now refugees.
The newly displaced went to the precarious PK3 refugee camp, on the outskirts of the town. That is also where most anti-Balaka and so-called self-defence militias are based. They attack any fighters and civilians who they consider to be "foreigners", Muslims, Arabs or Fulani, but some have also forged ...
U.S. Special Forces around their base near the town of Obo, Central African Republic, where they train and deploy against Boko Haram. ... The weary commandos had just spoken to elders near the village of Tongo Tongo after sifting through a deserted campsite, seeking intelligence on an elusive terrorist ...
Batangafo is a small, nondescript town of about 20 000 people in north-west Central African Republic (CAR). It's only a few hundred kilometres away from the capital Bangui, but the perilous roads and the danger posed by the armed groups that patrol them mean the town is almost entirely cut off from the ...
Mobaye, a small town on the Ubangi river, is one of Cordaid's outposts in the Central African Republic. ... Contracts were signed with the hospitals and centers, staff was being trained, facilities were being equipped and village communities were involved in monitoring the quality and accessibility of health ...
Since the beginning of the year, violent clashes between criminalized armed groups and armed civilians -- so-called 'auto-defence groups' -- and attacks on the civilian population have mounted. Marked by widespread human rights violations, entire neighbourhoods and villages have been burned down ...
Central African Republic Fast Facts ... Muslim rebel groups, stages attacks on several cities as they advance towards the capital Bangui.
Violence in northwestern and southeastern Central African Republic ... town on September 7 led nearly all Non-Governmental Organizations ...
A woman and a child walk past U.N. peacekeepers from Gabon patroling the Central African Republic town of Bria on June 12, 2017. (Photo: ...
Home is close, but so far away for Central African Republic refugees ... a town just across the river in the Central African Republic (CAR), four months earlier. ... On the Congolese side, some villages have grown to four times their ... Philomene Gerekanda, traditional chief of the village of Lembo Rive in DRC ...
Humanitarian support reaches the town of Bria, the capital of Haute-Kotto prefecture in the Central African Republic. Photo: OCHA CAR ...
Four patients have died and thousands are stranded without healthcare in an embattled Central African Republic town, after an attack forced the last charity working there to pull out. The medical charity Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) has evacuated its staff and suspended its programmes after its base in ...
In 2016, the Central African Republic declared a cholera outbreak ... head of Goulia village, one of the villages benefiting from the project.


 

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