Central African Republic

18 December 2014

Profile of vulnerable people - Felix

The first person we saw when we arrived into Saint Charles Lwanga camp was Felix and his large smile.
Profile of vulnerable people - Estella
18 December 2014

Profile of vulnerable people - Estella

She looks 15, but is in fact 20. Estella is breastfeeding her baby at the camp she and her family now call home.
Profile of vulnerable people - Albertine
18 December 2014

Profile of vulnerable people - Albertine

Albertine is 40. She has nine children. They all live together in Saint Charles Lwanga camp, a few kilometres outside Bangui. Albertine’s husband was killed in that same camp, almost a year ago, after their family fled violence in their community.
Volunteer - Jean-Moise
18 December 2014

Volunteer - Jean-Moise

I am Jean-Moise, head of the disaster management department and relief coordination of the Central African Red Cross Society. I have been working for the Red Cross since 2 July 1985, for almost 29 years now.
Volunteer - Danny
18 December 2014

Volunteer - Danny

My name is Danny, I am a volunteer with the Central African Red Cross Society. I am a nurse and a trainer. I am in charge of the vaccination programme for babies and pregnant women. When there are first aid courses, I am also helping.
Volunteer - Désiré
18 December 2014

Volunteer - Désiré

My name is Désiré, I am in charge of disaster management and coordination of the relief Red Cross committee of Beguma.
Children hardest hit by ongoing violence in Central African Republic
8 December 2014

Children hardest hit by ongoing violence in Central African Republic

Amid the ongoing conflict, children are dropping out of school and often take on the duties normally done by adults
Appeal increased to support more families displaced by violence in Central African Republic
22 August 2014

Appeal increased to support more families displaced by violence in Central African Republic

The impact of the violence that erupted in Central African Republic (CAR) in December continues to bite, seven months down the line.
Wasting away in camps, hoping for peace to return to the Central African Republic
27 June 2014

Wasting away in camps, hoping for peace to return to the Central African Republic

Martin Ongola is a 62 year old teacher who lives in a camp, forced from his home by violence.
Raising three children in a camp amid the insecurity of the Central African Republic: A single mother’s story
11 June 2014

Raising three children in a camp amid the insecurity of the Central African Republic: A single mother’s story

Tatiana Feikiram, 30, has just given birth in a camp for the internally displaced in the capital of Bangui.
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