C. Africa in grip of 'severe humanitarian crisis'

June 27, 2013

"Relief agencies in the Central African Republic warned on Thursday that the entire population of the poor, landlocked nation faced a serious humanitarian crisis after a coup in March. 'The whole population of the Central African Republic, 4.6 million people, is affected by a severe humanitarian crisis in the wake of the coup d'etat and the political instability that followed,' said a statement signed by a dozen groups including Action Against Hunger and Save the Children."