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.

'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.

In Central African Republic, UN peacekeeping chief underscores political solution to end violence

The top United Nations peacekeeping official is in the Central African Republic where he today discussed the security situation and the political process, while paying homage to three UN 'blue helmets' killed in the line of duty in recent days.

UN peacekeeping chief warns Security Council about insecurity in Central African Republic

The head of the United Nations peacekeeping operations has warned that the increased intensity of attacks on civilians and peacekeepers is bringing Central African Republic (CAR) to the tipping point.

UN condemns killing of two peacekeepers in Central African Republic

Secretary-General António Guterres and the United Nations Security Council have condemned yesterday's killing of two peacekeepers in the Central African Republic's (CAR) south-eastern city of Bangassou.

Children increasingly targeted for murder, rape in Central African Republic – UNICEF

Renewed fighting in the Central African Republic (CAR) is increasingly targeting children, while there are concerns that the humanitarian needs in the country could escalate to levels not seen since the crisis four years ago, United Nations humanitarian officials today said.

Former UN envoy urges continued vigilance in fight against sexual exploitation and abuse

While a number of steps have been taken to address the scourge of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), the former deputy head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR) has urged continued vigilance to ensure that the world body’s personnel do no harm while carrying out their duties.

UN agency condemns attack on staff in Central African Republic town

Strongly condemning an attack against its staff and premises in a northern town of the Central African Republic (CAR), the United Nations refugee agency has underscored the importance of safety of aid workers for them to be able to help civilian populations in desperate need.

With armed groups spreading in Central African Republic, UN expert urges action

The situation in the Central African Republic is “unsustainable,” an independent United Nations expert today warned, urging the Government to stop the spread of armed groups and increasing human rights violations.

Central African Republic: UN mission determined to fulfil mandate despite attacks on peacekeepers

The United Nations envoy for the Central African Republic today warned against increasing attacks on civilians and peacekeeping personnel while stressing the need to reenergize the political process to achieve sustainable peace in the conflict-torn country.