U.N. Continues Humanitarian Aid Efforts In CAR
News outlets report on continuing humanitarian aid efforts in conflict-ridden Central African Republic (CAR).
SAPA/Independent Online: U.N. to airlift food aid to CAR
“The U.N.’s World Food Programme said Tuesday it was running out of food aid to distribute in the conflict-ravaged Central African Republic and would begin flying in supplies from Cameroon…” (2/4).
U.N. News Centre: Central Africa Republic: U.N. scales up efforts to assist children impacted by conflict
“Amid continued fighting in the Central African Republic (CAR), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and partners are setting up temporary classrooms for more than 20,000 children in the capital, Bangui, and in the north-west of the country, with more on the way…” (2/4).
VOA News: Emergency Food May Soon Arrive in CAR
“The World Food Programme says it plans to use both trucks and planes to bring emergency supplies to Central African Republic. Insecurity has reduced food deliveries in recent weeks, forcing the U.N. agency to cut rations to hundreds of thousands of people…” (DeCapua, 2/4).