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The Power of People Against Poverty – Oxfam

Monday, September 15th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Bloggers in West Africa, Campaigns, CAR, Climate Change, Countries, ebola, Education, elcap, Emergencies, English, essentials services, Food and Security, Gender, Governance, GROW Campaign, Health, Land Grabbing, Livelihoods, Media Coverage, Pastoralism, Picture Gallery, Private Sector, Videos, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

Les ONG internationales réaffirment leur engagement envers les populations de la République centrafricaine et appellent les acteurs armés à garantir l’accès humanitaire

Monday, May 19th, 2014 Posted in CAR, Français | No Comments »

Le personnel national et international des ONG travaille à réduire les souffrances en RCA en fournissant une assistance à près de 2,5 millions de personnes (soit plus de 50 % de la population) qui vivent dans des conditions désastreuses à ...

International NGOs reaffirm their commitment to the people of the Central African Republic and call on all armed actors to respect humanitarian access

Monday, May 19th, 2014 Posted in CAR, English | No Comments »

26 international NGOs express their deep concern over violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), condemn recent attacks against humanitarians and reaffirm their commitment to helping civilians in need. Despite an environment that is becoming increasingly dangerous for aid workers, NGOs ...

Trading away West Africa’s hunger

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 Posted in CAR | No Comments »

DAKAR, 20 March 2014 (IRIN) - Severe food shortages in the Sahel and West Africa are often the result of droughts and poor harvests. But inefficient intra-regional trade also places significant strain on food availability, exacerbating hunger. Poor roads and railways, ...

24 hours in Bangui, feeling the pulse

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 Posted in CAR, English | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2470" align="aligncenter" width="461"] 'Trader' in Bangui market[/caption] 07:30 AM Wednesday 19 February As we landed at Bangui airport at 07:30 AM, some fellow travellers heard gunshots. A passenger calls a friend in town who was supposed to pick him up, but ...

Centrafrique: risque de crise alimentaire avec la paralysie du commerce (ONG)

Monday, February 17th, 2014 Posted in CAR, Français | No Comments »

BANGUI, ll fév 2014 (AFP) - La fuite forcée de nombreux commerçants de Centrafrique, pour la plupart des musulmans fuyant exactions et pillages dont ils sont les cibles, "fait craindre une crise alimentaire majeure" dans le pays, ont averti mardi plusieurs organisations internationales ...

Division is plunging Central African Republic into food crisis

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 Posted in CAR, English | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2374" align="aligncenter" width="507"] Around Bangui’s main market, the signs of an exodus were everywhere. Market stalls stood bare. Dozens of trucks full of people, stacked high with their life’s belonging, were on the road. Below them streets were lined ...

La fuite des commerçants face à la recrudescence des violences plonge le pays dans une crise alimentaire majeure

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 Posted in CAR, English | No Comments »

Bangui, le 11 février 2014. Aujourd’hui, les violences en République Centrafricaine, ciblant particulièrement  les grands commerçants et les éleveurs, font craindre une crise alimentaire majeure, préviennent plusieurs organisations humanitaires. La majorité du commerce alimentaire de Bangui dépend de 40 grands grossistes ...

Traders flee as widespread violence pushes Central African Republic into major food crisis

Monday, February 10th, 2014 Posted in CAR, English | No Comments »

Bangui, 10 February: Violence in Central African Republic has seen many large traders and herders targeted and chased from the country, raising fears of a market collapse  that would exacerbate the current food crisis, warned international aid organizations today. Most of Bangui’s ...

Aid and evacuations under threat in Central African Republic

Thursday, February 6th, 2014 Posted in CAR, English | No Comments »

BOZOUM, 5 February 2014 (IRIN) - 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 ...