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More than 850,000 people in volatile Central African Republic remain displaced

05 December 2014

One year after a wave of violence erupted in Bangui, more than 850,000 people, or nearly a fifth of the country's population, remain displaced.

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Orphans in the Kitchen: Young refugees find comfort in "Mama Ada"

24 November 2014

Surrounded by trauma and heartbreak, one refugee finds a new calling: cooking and caring for children who have lost their parents in wartime.

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Sudanese refugees struggle to get by as new dangers arise in CAR conflict

19 November 2014

Sixteen-year-old Ache from Sudan's Darfur region dreams of finishing her studies, but worries about violence around the Central African Republic town of Bambari.

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A Family Made Whole Again: After eight agonizing months, Idris is reunited with his wife and sons.

17 November 2014

A Family Made Whole Again: After eight agonizing months, Idris is reunited with his wife and sons.

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Edwige deals with loss by keeping busy and aiding others in Mole camp

03 October 2014

Edwige Deals With Loss by Keeping Busy and Aiding Others in Mole Camp

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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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