Head of Peacekeeping Mission in Central African Republic Stresses Need to ‘Stay the Course’, as He Briefs Security Council amid New Violence
UN Security Council, 12 Jun 2017
7965th Meeting (AM)
Killings Must End, Says National Representative, Urging Dialogue with Armed Groups
Violence in the Central African Republic — including attacks on minority groups and peacekeepers — harkened back to the darkest days of that country’s past, but ...
Hope hard to kindle for the forgotten refugees of Central African Republic
The Guardian, 29 May 2017
In Mbilé refugee camp in the east of Cameroon, home to 11,000 people from Central African Republic, making even a small fire has all too often been the stuff of nightmares.
Until last year, the women in charge of such chores would have to walk up to five hours a day to pick up what firewood they ...
Almost half of refugees in Chad going hungry after aid cuts, poor harvests - U.N.
Reuters, 30 Nov 2016
By Alex Whiting
ROME, Nov 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 40 percent of refugee families in Chad are going hungry after their food rations were cut two years ago, forcing many to reduce the number of meals and pushing some into debt, according to United Nations agencies.
Chad in ce...
Central African Republic, Chad, Zambia top global hunger index
thomson reuters fundation, 11 Oct 2016
ROME, Oct 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hunger levels in developing countries have fallen 29 percent since 2000, but efforts to curb hunger must be accelerated in order to meet an international target to eradicate it by 2030, according to an annual index published on Tuesday.
Hunger levels ar...
U.N. hikes 2016 humanitarian appeal to record $21.6 bln after new disasters
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 28 Jun 2016
By Megan Rowling
BARCELONA, June 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United Nations has raised its 2016 humanitarian funding appeal to a record $21.6 billion from $19.7 billion, partly due to new disasters including a cyclone that battered Fiji and an earthquake that hit Ecuador, as well as the...