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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Medical Supply Donation is Saving Lives Thanks to Ongoing Partnership between Salesian Missions, Stop Hunger Now

By at March 13, 2014 | 7:49 am

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Medical Supply Donation is Saving Lives Thanks to Ongoing Partnership between Salesian Missions, Stop Hunger Now

(MissionNewswire) Close to 300 people each week, the majority under the age of 15, are receiving life-saving medical aid at a Salesian-run center in the city of Bangui in the Central African Republic. The donation was made possible due to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief organization that provides food and more...

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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UNICEF and Partners Set Up Temporary Classrooms for More Than 20,000

By at February 4, 2014 | 8:34 am

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UNICEF and Partners Set Up Temporary Classrooms for More Than 20,000

(Unicef) More than 20,000 children in the Central African Republic capital, Bangui, will start classes in temporary learning spaces after violence forced them to flee their homes and closed down their schools. While all schools in the capital  have been closed since early December 2013, UNICEF and partners are setting up more than 100 temporary learning spaces at more...

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UNHCR: CAR Central African Republic: The importance of being educated

By at January 31, 2014 | 8:28 am

UNHCR: CAR Central African Republic: The importance of being educated

(UNHCR) MOLE CAMP, Democratic Republic of the Congo, January 31 – The worst thing about being a refugee for many of the young people in northern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is missing out on their education. This is especially true for those, like Yesson, who were in secondary or tertiary education before fleeing from Central African Republic to save their more...

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UNITED NATIONS: As Crises Worsen, UN Weeks $99 Million More for Refugees in Central African Republic, South Sudan

By at January 10, 2014 | 11:07 am

UNITED NATIONS: As Crises Worsen, UN Weeks $99 Million More for Refugees in Central African Republic, South Sudan

(United Nations) Facing worsening refugee crises in strife-torn Central African Republic (CAR) and South Sudan, the United Nations today appealed for $99 million in additional funding to aid 1.3 million people for the next 100 days, less than three weeks after launching an initial $360-million appeal. "In the situations of both South Sudan and CAR, we are extremely more...

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UNITED NATIONS: Food Aid Resumes in Central African Republic after Machete Attacks Forced Three-Week Halt

By at January 7, 2014 | 3:50 pm

UNITED NATIONS: Food Aid Resumes in Central African Republic after Machete Attacks Forced Three-Week Halt

(United Nations) The United Nations resumed food aid for some 100,000 displaced people in Bangui, capital of the strife-torn Central African Republic (CAR), for the first time in nearly three weeks since deliveries were suspended when machete-wielding men stormed the distribution site and food was stolen. The UN World Food Program (WFP) distributed food, buckets, more...

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(Doctors Without Borders) CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Civilians and hospitals affected by extreme violence in Bangui

By at December 30, 2013 | 6:11 am

(Doctors Without Borders) CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Civilians and hospitals affected by extreme violence in Bangui

(Doctors Without Borders) Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) reiterates its call for the respect of civilians, medical staff and health facilities Despite the presence of international armed forces in the capital of Central African Republic (CAR), fighting, lynchings and violent attacks are still a daily occurrence in Bangui, and the situation more...

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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Salesians Providing Shelter, Aid to 20,000 People Fleeing Violent Attacks in the Central African Republic

By at December 13, 2013 | 1:39 pm

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Salesians Providing Shelter, Aid to 20,000 People Fleeing Violent Attacks in the Central African Republic

(MissionNewswire) In response to an urgent call for emergency assistance from its missionaries working on the ground in the Central African Republic, Salesian Missions has launched an emergency fundraising appeal to provide aid to 20,000 displaced victims seeking shelter and aid. Salesian missionaries in the Central African Republic reported that a Salesian center in more...

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ALERTNET: Central African Republic Crisis leaves 1 Million Children Out of School

By at April 24, 2013 | 10:24 am

ALERTNET: Central African Republic Crisis leaves 1 Million Children Out of School

(AlertNet / Reuters) LONDON - More than 1 million children in Central African Republic are not attending school because of the violent coup in March and chronic poverty, the U.N. Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said. At least half the country’s schools are still closed, one month after the Seleka rebel coalition marched to the capital Bangui and seized power, the more...

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