Central African Republic http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Central%20African%20Republic Country content en WFP Supplies Emergency Assistance To Victims of Violence In Central African Republic http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-provides-emergency-assistance-people-affected-renewed-violence-central-african BANGUI – The World Food Programme (WFP) is providing emergency food assistance to 8,000 people affected by an upsurge in violence in the north of the Central African Republic (C.A.R.). This is in addition to regular food and nutrition support for some 120,000 people. Central African Republic Global Africa Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:59:38 +0000 WFP 650501 at http://www.wfp.org School Meals At Risk For 1.3 Million Children In West And Central Africa http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/school-meals-risks-1-3-million-children-west-and-central-africa DAKAR – As schools resume this autumn, more than 1.3 million children across West and Central Africa risk missing out on school meals from the World Food Programme (WFP), as widening financial constraints force the United Nations agency – the top sponsor of such initiatives – to reduce its reach. School Meals Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Guinea Mali Mauritania Niger Senegal Global Africa School Meals Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:30:00 +0000 WFP 650262 at http://www.wfp.org Japan Supports WFP Food & Nutrition Assistance To Sudanese Refugees In Chad http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/japan-supports-wfp-food-nutrition-assistance-sudanese-refugees-chad N’DJAMENA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of US$ 1.9 million (1.156 billion CFA) from the Government of Japan to food and nutrition assistance programmes in Chad for more than 110,000 Sudanese refugees. Contributions to WFP Central African Republic Chad Sudan Africa Tue, 09 Aug 2016 14:35:20 +0000 WFP 650165 at http://www.wfp.org Food vouchers in C.A.R. bring a glimmer of hope http://www.wfp.org/stories/food-vouchers-car-bring-glimmer-hope-and-possibility-cook-again-local-delicacy Three years of violence have left a heavy toll on the people of the Central African Republic (CAR). In the capital, Bangui, the markets have recovered relatively quickly, however. Here, for thousands of people who have been formerly displaced or affected by the crisis, WFP's food vouchers bring a glimmer of hope and comfort. Central African Republic Africa Cash and Vouchers Fri, 05 Aug 2016 12:07:24 +0000 WFP 650155 at http://www.wfp.org Protracted Conflicts Causing Alarming Spikes In Severe Hunger http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/protracted-conflicts-causing-alarming-spikes-severe-hunger Briefs for UN Security Council highlight how millions of people remain trapped in a vicious cycle of violence and hunger RBA Afghanistan Burundi Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Colombia Congo, Democratic Republic of the Côte d'Ivoire Guinea-Bissau Haiti Iraq Lebanon Liberia Mali Niger Nigeria South Sudan Sudan Syrian Arab Republic Yemen Global Rome-based agencies (RBAs) Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:58:32 +0000 WFP 650109 at http://www.wfp.org UN Agencies Provide Seeds, Tools And Food To Break Hunger Cycle In The C.A.R. http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/un-agencies-provide-seeds-tools-and-food-break-hunger-cycle-car FAO and WFP extending critical support to farming families in Central African Republic during lean season Central African Republic Global Africa Rome-based agencies (RBAs) Wed, 25 May 2016 10:04:52 +0000 WFP 649688 at http://www.wfp.org US Support Vital As Vulnerable Communities In Cameroon Brace For Harsh Lean Season http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/us-support-vital-vulnerable-communities-cameroon-brace-harsh-lean-season YAOUNDE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of nearly 15,000 metric tons of food, worth US$21 million or CFA 12 billion, from USAID’s Food for Peace Program to Cameroon. This food will bring vital support to 300,000 people−refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and vulnerable food insecure populations−over the next three months, just when they need it most, at the onset of the lean season. Cameroon Central African Republic Africa Fri, 22 Apr 2016 08:46:12 +0000 WFP 649491 at http://www.wfp.org For Families In Central African Republic, Food Situation Dire http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/families-central-african-republic-food-situation-dire New report shows massive price hikes, crop production far below pre-crisis levels – revitalizing agriculture key for lasting peace Central African Republic Global Africa Tue, 01 Mar 2016 11:41:56 +0000 WFP 649134 at http://www.wfp.org Focus On Zero Hunger: The Central African Republic (Episode 12) http://www.wfp.org/videos/focus-zero-hunger-central-african-republic-episode-12 Three years of crisis have taken a huge toll on the people of the Central African Republic (C.A.R.). Half of the population – nearly 2.5 million people − faces hunger. This means that one in two people does not know where their next meal is coming from. Families have been forced to sell what they own, pull their kids out of school, even resort to begging. People in the C.A.R. have reached the end of their rope, and they need support more so now than ever before. WFP in Action Central African Republic English Global Africa Video stories Fri, 22 Jan 2016 12:23:58 +0000 WFP 648874 at http://www.wfp.org A Mom's Struggle In Conflict-Ravaged Central African Republic http://www.wfp.org/stories/moms-struggle-conflict-ravaged-central-african-republic Nicole Sabiko, a young mom of 23 with four children, stepped into the new year the same way as she began the year before, and the one before that. Being displaced. Together with her children, she has been finding refuge at one of the many displaced people’s camps in Bangui, the capital of conflict-ravaged Central African Republic. How is she surviving? Focus on Women Central African Republic Global Africa Central African Republic emergency Thu, 21 Jan 2016 10:41:32 +0000 WFP 648863 at http://www.wfp.org