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CAR

Central African Republic, on the Brink of Collapse, a Top Concern for Humanitarian Groups

Central African Republic (CAR) is on the verge of what many are calling “Somalisation.” The entire population of 4.6 million people have been affected. Tens of thousands had been displaced, almost all schools closed, and aid agencies’ offices and warehouses had been looted.

 

With very few government services available, lack of security and an increase in hunger, French President Francois Hollande has called on the U.N. Security Council and the African Union to stabilize the situation.

World Refugee Day

by Erin Patrick

 

This year’s World Refugee Day is being celebrated – if that’s the proper word to use – in the midst of one of the largest population upheavals in recent memory.