Urgent Humanitarian Needs in Post-Coup Central African Republic

April 4, 2013 by

IRIN News reports that the humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic has deteriorated since the coup on March 24th. From IRIN News:

NAIROBI, 4 April 2013 (IRIN) – Less than two weeks after the overthrow of Central African Republic (CAR) President François Bozizé in a rebel coup, the humanitarian situation has deteriorated, leaving civilians in the capital, Bangui, in critical need of aid, said a senior humanitarian official.

“The main humanitarian needs in Bangui are access to health and nutrition and clean water [and] security and protection of civilians,” Amy Martin, who heads the Bangui branch of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), told IRIN.

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