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Escalating Violence In CAR Hinders Humanitarian Aid Delivery, U.N. Warns

The Guardian: Aid convoy in Central African Republic finds chaos, hunger, and little hope
“…Across CAR, disease is rife, hunger levels are ‘staggeringly high’ and 2.3 million people need aid, but the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says the new spiral of violence is likely to cause additional needs. UNOCHA’s interim humanitarian coordinator in CAR, Michel Yao, warns that the increasing insecurity is hampering the work of humanitarian groups…” (Dear, 7/4).