Aid distributions resume at airport in Central African Republic

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Displaced families from the Central African Republic camped at the international airport in Bangui. UNHCR/S.Phelps

Emergency aid distributions have resumed at Bangui airport in the Central African Republic where an estimated 100,000 people have sought refuge from ongoing internal conflict.

Due to insecurity, it's been three weeks since the last aid was delivered, …..in that time the temporary camp has trebled in size.

The Central African Republic has been in turmoil for the last year after rebels launched attacks and forced President François Bozizé to flee.

Daniel Dickinson spoke to Carlos Veloso, deputy emergency coordinator for the World Food Programme (WFP) in the country, and asked him about the situation at the airport.

Duration:  3’25″

 

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