Home > What We Do > Emergency Response > CAR Emergency

CAR Emergency

Survivors in Bangui Seek a Way Forward

04 May 2015

Displaced by fighting in the Central African Republic, a preacher, a teacher and a grateful neighbour share their stories of loss and hope.

read story »

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.

read story

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

read story

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.

read story

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.

read story

Show more stories like these »



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

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

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

António Guterres
High Commissioner for Refugees

Emergencies around the world

Syria Emergency

Learn more »

South Sudan Emergency

Learn more »

Iraq Emergency

Learn more »