Central African Republic

Central African Republic: As violence flares, UN warns of worsening humanitarian conditions

Fresh fighting in the Central African Republic (CAR) has aggravated the humanitarian situation across the country, UN humanitarian officials warned today, adding that amid the upsurge in violence, aid workers were now facing unprecedented attacks.

Insecurity creates “bleak” food situation in Central African Republic

Political tensions and civil unrest in the Central African Republic have created an environment that is making it difficult for people to find enough food to eat.

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Farming sector hit by insecurity as Central African Republic crisis grinds on – UN report

The continuing crisis in the embattled Central African Republic has taken a large toll on agricultural production and is eroding the capacity of the country’s population to secure sufficient food, a new report by the United Nations food and agriculture agencies has found.

Central African Republic: UN officials deplore militia’s targeting of hospitals, patients

Armed groups must respect medical facilities and allow patients and medical staff unhindered and safe access to hospitals, two United Nations officials in the Central African Republic (CAR) urged as fighting continued in the embattled nation.

Surge in Central African Republic violence hinders relief work, UN agency reports

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has expressed alarm at the recent outbreak of violence in parts of the Central African Republic’s capital Bangui, targeting civilians, humanitarian workers and UN peacekeepers.

Security Council condemns deadly attack on UN peacekeepers in Central African Republic

Strongly condemning the recent deadly ambush of a convoy of United Nations peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR), the Security Council today deplored all attacks and provocations by armed groups against the UN stabilization mission in the country, known as MINUSCA, and underlined that such attacks may be considered war crimes.

Central African Republic: UN condemns fatal attack against “blue helmets”

The top United Nations official in the Central African Republic (CAR) today condemned a deadly ambush against peacekeepers serving there that left one “blue helmet” dead, one severely wounded and seven others slightly injured.