About: Dominique Burgeon

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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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