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UNHCR condemns attacks on camps in Central African Republic

12 November 2015

Suspected rebel fighters kill at least eight in attacks on camps for Internally Displaced People (IDP) in Bambari and Batangafo as fresh violence flares.

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Number displaced by violence in Bangui soars past 40,000

01 October 2015

Uneasy calm returns to Central African Republic capital of Bangui, but tension remains

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UNHCR seeking urgent access to thousands fleeing Bangui, CAR violence

29 September 2015

Tense situation worryingly reminiscent of 2013-14 when thousands of people were killed and tens of thousands forcibly displaced

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Finding Refuge in Music

15 September 2015

When the bullets began flying in Bangui, Simplice fled on his crutches. At Mpoko Airport, he found safety - and several fellow musicians.

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CAR refugees turn hand to other jobs to fund exile in Cameroon

12 August 2015

Before the war, Philomène ran a nursery school in her nation's capital. Now she's a refugee, rising early to work in the fields of a foreign land.

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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

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