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From Bangui, a Long and Perilous Route to Safety

09 April 2015

Jean's family spent nearly two years on the run from war in the Central African Republic. Now they have a place to call home until peace returns.

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UNHCR condemns kidnapping of Congolese refugees by LRA rebels

27 March 2015

Refugees were living in a camp in the Central African Republic after fleeing previous violence by the Lord's Resistance Army

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Q&A: UN rapporteur looks at how to restore stability and peaceful coexistence in CAR

27 February 2015

Chaloka Beyani, following a recent visit to Central African Republic, says time will be needed to heal the deep divide between communities but stresses that steps need to be taken now.

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Small Graves: Tough conditions take a toll on young refugees from the Central African Republic

24 February 2015

With little access to health care, clean water and other needs, refugees from the Central African Republic are at risk – especially young children.

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Fresh violence displaces almost 50,000 people in Central African Republic

24 February 2015

This includes an estimated 30,000 who have fled their homes and found refuge in other parts of the country and more than 19,200 people who have crossed into northern Congo.

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I lost everything: my home, my flesh, my identity. My kids sleep on the floor.

Zainaba
widowed mother of four displaced in Bangui

Many fled without anything – no money, no food, not even a mat to sleep on.

Fatoumata Lejeune-Kaba
UNHCR

The Central African Republic is falling through the cracks of international attention. This cannot be allowed to happen.

António Guterres
High Commissioner for Refugees

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