IOM - An extraordinary community event took place on 16th August in the Central African Republic’s capital Bangui. It took place in the Third District and was organized by the Association of Young Muslims and the Association of Displaced Muslim Women from the Mosque Central.
IOM - IOM’s seventh IDP Return Intention Survey indicates that 80 per cent of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) intend to return to their areas of origin in the next month. The survey was conducted 10th -15th July with 606 IDPs at 29 IDP sites around the capital.
IOM - Local authorities in Kabo, Central African Republic (CAR) conducted a land distribution ceremony on 2nd August to grant 193 household plots to internally displaced persons (IDPs) and their families who fled the PK12 neighborhood in Bangui earlier this year.
IOM - IOM and Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) have distributed 6,000 food parcels to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the town of Boda, Central African Republic (CAR).
IOM - IOM’s fifth IDP Return Intention Survey carried out in Bangui, Central African Republic and released yesterday quantifies the increasing hardship experienced by the displaced population. Interviews were carried out from 19-23 May at 34 displacement sites in Bangui with 575 displaced persons.
IOM - The situation in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) took a turn for the worse on Wednesday: unconfirmed reports put at 15 the number of people killed and dozens wounded in an attack on displaced persons taking shelter at Notre Dame de Fatima Church.
ENCA - Nearly one million people have fled the Central African Republic since fighting between Christians and Muslims erupted last year.
Care2 - The Central African Republic: capital Bangui, population 4 million, landlocked and the size of Texas, home to militant groups and undergoing a brutal civil war.
Helsinki Times - Nine soldiers and four building specialists gathered around the laptop of Colonel Kalle Seppälä at the Helsinki Airport on Monday evening, as Seppälä showed them images from the Central African Republic.
CNN - The U.N. Security Council has condemned the killing of a French journalist who was reporting from the violence-racked Central African Republic.