Category: Central African Republic’

Central African Republic (CAR) Refugees fleeing double in a week to 60,000

Geneva (AFP) The number of refugees fleeing violence following last month’s contested presidential election in the Central African Republic has doubled in a week to 60,000, the United Nations said Friday. The UN refugee agency UNHCR said more than 50,000 of those had fled across the Ubangui River to the Democratic Republic of Congo — …

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Conf.795 Blog Post #3 – Cameroon

Cameroon: Refugees arriving in Cameroon fleeing Central African Republic. Many of the new arrivals in eastern Cameroon say they fled from Bangui to escape clashes. UNHCR office reports that the violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) has sent thousands of people streaming into neighboring countries, while the International Criminal Court announced plans to open …

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