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Food Security, Malnutrition Worsen In CAR, U.N. Agencies Warn

Media outlets report on the worsening humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic (CAR).

U.N. News Centre: Urgent action needed to tackle food crisis in strife-torn Central African Republic – U.N.
“A senior United Nations relief official [Wednesday] stressed the need to act quickly to assist people suffering from food insecurity and malnutrition in the Central African Republic (CAR), after witnessing the alarming situation first-hand during a visit to the strife-torn nation…” (3/19).

World Food Programme: Central African Republic On Brink Of Catastrophe
“The Central African Republic is on the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe as violence forces more and more people to flee their homes and the national economy edges towards collapse. With local food systems breaking down, WFP and its partners are seeing cases of malnutrition multiply…” (Pompey, 3/19).