UN sees early warning signs of genocide in C. Africa – Independent
UN sees early warning signs of genocide in C. Africa – Independent UN aid chief Stephen O’Brien calls for more troops and police to beef up the UN peacekeeping mission in C. Africa due to early warning signs of genocide. United Nations, United States | AFP | Renewed clashes in the Central African Republic are early …
“The risks are extremely high and we must focus properly on whether to relocate them to another site or not,” he said.
Half of the country’s population, or 2.4 million people, are in need of food aid to survive, the largest population in need per capita, he said.
The country is also home to half a million refugees.
“The risk of a relapse into another large-scale humanitarian crisis is imminent,” said O’Brien.
The United Nations has received only 24 percent of the $497 million it has requested in a humanitarian appeal for the Central African Republic.