Central African Republic

In Central African Republic, UN team investigates outbreak of sectarian violence

A United Nations humanitarian mission has visited a town in the Central African Republic (CAR) amid an outburst of violence that left at least 14 people injured and three killed, the Organization’s humanitarian relief office announced today.

Sectarian clashes displace thousands in south-eastern Central African Republic, UN warns

An upsurge in violent attacks this week between communities in a town near the Central African Republic’s border with South Sudan has left at least 10 people injured and thousands more displaced, marking the first major inter-community incident in the region since the country’s crisis began in 2012, the United Nations humanitarian relief office said today.

Central African Republic: UN urges support to meet basic needs in hard-hit province

Continued violence and instability in the Central African Republic (CAR) are taking a vast toll on efforts to meet basic humanitarian needs, a United Nations humanitarian official said today, following a visit to a province in the country’s north-east that has been particularly hard-hit.