Central African Republic

UN-backed polio campaign launches in Central African Republic

A United Nations-backed immunization campaign to eradicate polio among Central African children has been launched as part of urgent efforts to deal with the resurgence of the disease in the impoverished country.

Central African Republic: UN and partners ask for more funds for relief work

The United Nations agencies and their partners today requested $134 million to fund relief programmes for an estimated 1.9 million people affected by conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) for the next 12 months.