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IOM - This weekend IOM organized four evacuation flights from Cameroon at the request of the Malian government for 672 Malians stranded by the conflict in Central African Republic (CAR).
UN Refugee Agency - The UN refugee agency on Tuesday said it was increasingly concerned about the immediate needs of refugees from Central African Republic and South Sudan arriving in neighbouring countries, in particular Chad, Cameroon and Ethiopia.
(Reuters) - The United Nations on Monday proposed a nearly 12,000-strong peacekeeping force for conflict-ravaged Central African Republic that would have a "robust mandate" and initially focus on protecting civilians.
UN News Centre - Amid reports of retaliatory killings between armed Christian and Muslim factions the Central African Republic (CAR), a senior United Nations official today warned that “ethno-religious cleansing” is being carried out in the country, and now it is “most important” for mediation among the communities, and for more international forces to be deployed to protect civilians.
Central African Republic - IOM has released updated profiles of 54 displacement sites in Bangui, CAR.
Amnesty International - Last week, Amnesty met with the President of the Central African Republic – a country where clashes between the Christian majority and Muslim minority have resulted in war crimes, crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing.
UN News Centre - The United Nations has allocated an additional $10 million from its emergency humanitarian fund to support the most critical relief operations in Central African Republic (CAR), where hundreds of thousands have been uprooted by violence across the country.
UNHCR - BANGUI, Central African Republic, February 12 (UNHCR) – UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres on Wednesday said he was "deeply distressed" about the situation in Central African Republic and described what he had seen during a brief visit to the country as "a humanitarian catastrophe of unspeakable proportions."
The Globe and Mail - Civilians in the Central African Republic (CAR) find themselves at the centre of a humanitarian catastrophe spiralling out of control.
IRIN News - Dewa Iliassa, a young Muslim, lives on a street in Bozoum, a town in northwestern Central African Republic (CAR), with only a small pile of his belongings. He says he is too scared to move more than about 200m in any direction.