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3 hrs ago | News24

.com | CAR unveils new government

The prime minister of the Central African Republic unveiled his new government on Friday, a broad coalition which includes representatives from rival armed groups.

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7 hrs ago | AlertNet

ACT Alliance Preliminary Appeal: Life-saving relief to CAR ...

Preliminary Appeal Target: US$753,771 Balance Requested: US$753,771 Geneva, Friday, 22 August 2014 Due to the conflict in the Central African Republic , there are massive flows of IDPs inside CAR and refugees in neighbouring countries.

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11 hrs ago | AlertNet

Mine collapse in Central African Republic kills 25

At least 25 people have died in a collapse at a gold mine 60 km north of the Central African Republic town of Bambari, a spokesman for the mainly Muslim Seleka rebels said on Friday.

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11 hrs ago | Reuters

Mine collapse in Central African Republic kills 25

At least 25 people have died in a collapse at a gold mine 60 km north of the Central African Republic town of Bambari, a spokesman for the mainly Muslim Seleka rebels said on Friday.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Reuters

U.N. rights chief rebukes Security Council for failures to act

Outgoing U.N. rights chief Navi Pillay rebuked the U.N. Security Council on Thursday for putting short-term geopolitical concerns and narrowly-defined national interests ahead of intolerable human suffering and grave breaches of global peace and security.

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ThinkProgress

These Four Crises Are Stretching The World's Aid Workers To The Breaking Point And Beyond

A World Health Organization official earlier this year declared that 2013 was the worst year that the international community had seen in more than sixty years.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

AlertNet

Red Cross worker killed, dozens injured in C.African Republic ...

A local Red Cross worker was shot dead and at least 31 people were injured in fighting between militia and international peacekeepers in the capital of Central African Republic on Wednesday, emergency services said.

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AllAfrica.com

Chad: Chad Makes Progress Through a 'Desert Sandstorm'

On August 1, Chad obtained the approval of the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund to institute a three-year program under its Extended Credit Facility for about U.S. $122.4 million, with a first disbursement of about $20.4 million.

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Catholic World News

Central African prelate urges government to act following massacre

Following a massacre committed by Islamist fighters in the Central African Republic, the nation's leading prelate urged the nation's government to take quick action.

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AlertNet

World Humanitarian Day: UNHCR pays tribute to courage and ...

GENEVA, August 19 - UN High Commissioner for Refugees AntA3nio Guterres on Tuesday paid tribute to the enormous contribution made every year by humanitarian workers while noting that their work was becoming more and more dangerous.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

United Nations

Welcoming political progress, UN envoy warns of dire humanitarian...

Head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic , Babacar Gaye, briefs the Security Council.

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DFW Catholic

CAR Archbishop: Stop the Massacres, Take Quick Action

The archbishop of the capital of the Central African Republic has decried the ongoing massacre in the nation and has urged politicians to "stop the suffering of the people as soon as possible."

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AlertNet

CAR children need protection and education

CHILDREN in the Central African Republic are in desperate need of protection and education after the civil war destroyed basic infrastructure, reports children's charity Plan International.

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Switched

Providing Humanitarian Assistance During Unprecedented Times

Today is World Humanitarian Day, a day to commemorate the fallen relief workers who died in the 2003 bombing of the UN headquarters in Baghdad, as well as the thousands of others who have given their lives to help those in need.

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The Globe and Mail

No Canadian boots on the ground

Last week, Ottawa announced that it was sending two Royal Canadian Air Force transport aircraft to ferry supplies to Kurdish forces in Iraq battling the Islamic State advance.

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National Public Radio

World's Aid Agencies Stretched To Their Limits By Simultaneous Crises

A picture taken with a smart phone shows Syrian refugees queuing at one of the many UNHCR registration centers in Lebanon.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

Central African Republic : African Development Bank pledges $60...

The AfDB stands prepared to back up all countries in the region to cease the spread of this deadly virus and strengthen health systems capabilities.

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World Health Organization

World Humanitarian Day: WHO calls for protection of health workers in conflicts, disasters

As major emergencies around the globe increase in scale, complexity and frequency, WHO is calling for an end to the targeting of health workers in conflicts and other humanitarian crises, which represent a breach of the fundamental right to health.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Central African Republic : World Bank and Malawi inks Two loan deals, worth MK34 Billion

According to Laura Kullenburg, The bank expects that the two programmes should aim at strengthening the country s social safety net delivery system so that people earn wages and achieve greater food security as well as right skills young people to be able to find jobs that will release them from poverty .

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The Miami Herald

Mayor: 34 killed in C. African Republic attacks

A local official says Muslim rebels in Central African Republic have killed at least 34 people over the last week in a series of attacks on remote villages.

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