Violence Against Civilians, Aid Workers Hampers CAR Relief Efforts

News outlets report on the worsening humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic (CAR), where attacks are being targeted at both civilians and aid workers.

U.N. News Centre: Central African Republic: As violence flares, U.N. warns of worsening humanitarian conditions
“Fresh fighting in the Central African Republic (CAR) has aggravated the humanitarian situation across the country, U.N. humanitarian officials warned today, adding that amid the upsurge in violence, aid workers were now facing unprecedented attacks…” (10/31).

VOA News: Attacks On Aid Workers Hamper CAR Relief
“The United Nations reports attacks on humanitarian workers are seriously hampering efforts to provide relief for hundreds of thousands of people who were forced to flee their homes in the Central African Republic…” (Schlein, 10/31).

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