Central African Republic

UN aid chief allocates $45 million to tackle neglected emergencies in four countries

The United Nations aid chief released today $45 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to four countries “struggling in crises away from the headlines” – Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, Chad and Sudan – where more than 21 million people need urgent humanitarian assistance.

News in Brief 17 August 2017 (PM)

UN campaign stresses that civilians caught in conflict are #NotATarget

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South Sudan refugees in Uganda pass one million mark: UNHCR

The number of people from South Sudan seeking refuge in Uganda has reached one million, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has warned.

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News in Brief 15 August 2017 (AM)

IOM provides US$150,000 for Sierra Leone mudslide relief

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'Dramatic' rise in Central African Republic violence happening out of media eyes, warns UNICEF

The Central African Republic (CAR) has spiralled into violence and remains one of the worst countries in the world to be a child and “right now there are few eyes looking at them and few hands trying to help,” the United Nations children's agency said today.

UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan force, DRC atrocities, Eritrea development

Arrival of South Sudan force allows peacekeepers to patrol “insecure roads”

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News in Brief 09 August 2017 (AM)

WFP welcomes US$1 million contribution to support Western Sahara refugees

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News in Brief 07 August 2017 (PM)

“Window of opportunity” for Libya to emerge from crisis: UN envoy

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