CAR refugees overwhelm Cameroon

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Chritisian militant group Revolution of Justice (RJ) walking in the village Nanga Boguila between Bossangoa and Bozoum, Central African Republic

130,000 flee violence in Central African Republic


YAOUNDE/GAROUA-BOULAI, 12 March 2014 (IRIN) - Up to 130,000 refugees have fled from the Central African Republic (CAR) to Cameroon, many of them wounded from attacks, dehydrated or traumatized, say local officials and aid workers, who are struggling to cope with the speed of the influx. 
 
In just two weeks of February, more than 20,000 CAR refugees entered Cameroon. Overall, one in five residents of CAR is displaced, either internally or in neighbouring countries. 
 
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