Nearly a million flee violence in Central African Republic

Published on 07 January 2014

As the violence in the Central African Republic reaches unprecedented levels, aid organizations say the number of internally displaced people edges toward a million, further hampering humanitarian relief efforts. "This is the largest evacuation effort we have seen since the war in Libya in 2011," said Dr. Qasim Sufi, the IOM chief of mission who's in charge of receiving Chadians arriving from the CAR. (..)The UNHCR estimates that this mission could cost $152.2 million.

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