About: Central African Republic

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Development Policy 07-05-2014

EU doubles humanitarian aid to help CAR refugees

The European Commission announced on Wednesday it will double its humanitarian aid for Cameroon from €3 to €6 million to help the country cope with the refugees fleeing from war-torn Central African Republic, as the episodes of violence in the neighboring country continue.
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Development Policy 02-04-2014

EU pledges extra funds for peace and security in Africa

As African and European leaders are meeting for a 4-day Summit in Brussels, where more that 80 nations are attending, the European Union pledged on Wednesday to spend an extra 800 million euros on peacekeeping missions in Africa.
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Agrifood 20-01-2014

‘Forgotten’ Central African Republic at risk of genocide, says UN agency

'Unhappily they [rebels] came and there are a lot of people who are dead. They came and stripped us of all our resources, our goods and all that we had. They attacked our children, our young people, and they exterminated them.' said Julienne Yasso, victim of the Central African Republic armed conflict. Julienne Yasso is only one of the thousands of civilians affected by a wave of killings and widespread looting in the Central African Republic, where a sectarian armed conflict erupted almost a year ago.
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Development Policy 16-01-2014

UN agency: Crisis-stricken South Sudan and Central African Republic have been ignored

Director of the Emergency and Rehabilitation Division at FAO Dominique Burgeon told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview that South Sudan and Central Republic of Congo require urgent “international donor support”. Recent episodes of violence and looting in both countries have had a huge impact on 'the food security sector', forcing hundreds of people to abandon their homes. “The need of food assistance is huge', Burgeon said.

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