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U.N. Appeals For More Aid To CAR, South Sudan

In two articles, the U.N. News Centre reports on the U.N.’s request for more aid to Central African Republic (CAR) and South Sudan as the refugee crisis worsens in and around each country.

U.N. News Centre: Central African Republic: amid ongoing violence, U.N. rights expert calls for more aid
“A United Nations human rights expert today called for urgent protection and increased assistance to the growing number of persons displaced by violence in the Central African Republic. ‘The number of displaced persons has increased dramatically over the past few weeks, and immediate access by humanitarian agencies, including to those sheltering in the airport in Bangui, must be granted without delay,’ said U.N. Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons, Chaloka Beyani…” (1/8).

U.N. News Centre: As crises worsen, U.N. seeks $99 million more for refugees in Central African Republic, South Sudan
“Facing worsening refugee crises in strife-torn Central African Republic (CAR) and South Sudan, the United Nations today appealed for $99 million in additional funding to aid 1.3 million people for the next 100 days, less than three weeks after launching an initial $360 million appeal…” (1/10).