International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Post-coup humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic

"The international community needs to step in to ensure that Central Africans have access to the basic services that people in other countries take for granted.”
- Sarah Terlouw, country director for the International Rescue Committee in the Central African Republic.
 
The IRC and other aid groups in the Central African Republic say political instability is fueling a crisis for millions, with severe shortages of food, shelter and medical care and widespread looting, sexual violence and targeting of children.
 
Read the aid groups' joint statement (English and French):
 
 

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