Rebel advance in Central African Republic deepens humanitarian crisis

January 16, 2013

"Action Against Hunger noted, 'Despite a certain recovery since the 2008 economic crisis, economic growth [in Central African Republic] is too weak to have an impact on poverty reduction and job creation. The country is immense, five times the size of France, but infrastructure is non-existent. The state is quasi-absent and the health system barely exists except in Bangui.'”