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UN Sends More Emergency Teams to CAR

The U.N. refugee agency is sending additional emergency teams to Central African Republic. Since a coup about a year ago, violence and insecurity have displaced more than 710-thousand people within the country. Over 75-thousand others have fled to neighboring countries. The U.N. has declared the situation in CAR as a Level Three crisis, meaning it is of the utmost priority. UNHCR spokesperson Fatoumata Lejeune-Kaba describes conditions in the capital Bangui. “Within just the past...

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