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The situation in Central African Republic is also a threat to the entire region, Bangui Archbishop, Nzapalainga



The humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic is a drama that threatens to inflame the entire region. This is according to an appeal signed by 9 humanitarian organizations operating in the Central African Republic and by the Archbishop of Bangui, Mgr. Dieudonné Nzapalainga. Fides News Agency cites the appeal as saying that More than 60,000 children and their families suffer from serious food shortages. It further talks of more than 200,000 children and their families having been forced to flee their homes over the past 6 months." The document traces a dramatic picture of the situation in Central Africa a few months after former President François Bozizé was thrown out and the coming to power of Michel Djotodia, leader of the rebel coalition Seleka. It says life for the suffering people of Central African Republic has virtually come to a stand still. The 9 NGOs are appealing to the international community to help raise 60 million euro that is needed to meet the most urgent humanitarian needs. The Archbishop of Bangui, Nzapalainga, has warned that the situation in Central African Republic is a real risk not only to the country but to the entire region




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