Central African Republic

UNICEF raises alarm about conditions in northern Central African Republic

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is voicing concern that security in the strife-torn north of the Central African Republic (CAR) has started to worsen, with fresh fighting between Government forces and rebels uprooting thousands more civilians in the deeply impoverished country.

Central Africans hit hard by malnutrition, UN relief officials warn

More than one in every 10 Central Africans in their country’s northwest is acutely malnourished, the United Nations humanitarian wing reported today as it called on international donors to support more than 100 separate projects that aim to tackle conflict, disease and malnutrition in the impoverished and strife-torn nation.

UNICEF ambassador voices concern for Central Africans on lack of clean water

The United States rock singer and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassador Joel Madden has voiced concern for the thousands of children in the Central African Republic (CAR) whose lives are threatened by tainted water diseases after completing his first visit to the impoverished, strife-torn country.