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Insecurity pushes number of displaced in Central African Republic past 935,000

(UNHCR) – Continuing violence and insecurity in Central African Republic has pushed the number of internally displaced people (IDP) past 935,000 and is hampering humanitarian aid efforts. “Targeted attacks against civilians, looting and the presence of armed elements at some displacement sites have severely limited humanitarian agencies’ access to those...
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Thousands displaced by fighting in Gedo

Several thousand people have been displaced by clashes between Al-Shabab insurgents and Somali troops assisted by Ethiopian and Kenyan soldiers in Somalia’s southwestern Gedo region, locals told IRIN. “In the last couple of weeks, we have had some 5,000 people displaced by the conflict; we already had hundreds of families...
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