Conflict in CAR leaves 2.5 million people facing hunger

Displaced Central African Republic families in Mpoko site for internally displaced persons. File Photo: OCHA/Gemma Cortes.

Nearly half of all people in the Central African Republic (CAR) are at risk of going hungry.

Conflict and insecurity in the country has left nearly 2.5 million people facing hunger, according to an emergency food assessment done by the World Food Programme (WFP).

The country has grappled with nearly three years of sectarian fighting.

Cristina Silveiro has been speaking with Pascal Diro, Chief of Programmes for WFP in CAR.

Duration: 2'30"

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