Images of CAR www.hdptcar.net
 
Rebels roam free in the north of the Central African Republic
 
 
 
290,000 civilians have been forced to flee  their homes
 
 
 
 
 
Villages and towns have been burned
 
 
 
 
 
The state cannot protect its population
 
 
 
 
© Pierre Holtz | UNICEF
 
 
 
 
CAR has gone through more than 20 years of under-development
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real income of Central Africans is now 65% of what is was 30 years ago
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CAR has the highest maternal mortality rate  in the world
 
 
 
 
 
Millions lack access to safe drinking water
 
 
 
© Pierre Holtz | UNICEF
 
© Pierre Holtz | UNICEF
Rebel groups have recruited children
 
 
 
 
One in five children  do not live to their  fifth birthday
 
 
 
 
 
 
Average life expectancy has fallen to less  than 43 years
 
 
 
 
 
 
Every third woman does not know how to  read or write
 
 
 
 
 
 
More than 123,000 adults suffer from HIV/AIDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Central African Republic (CAR) Humanitarian and Development Situation (Photos)

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Photos of the humanitarian and development situation in the Central African Republic. Since late 2006, almost one million people have been affected by violence and 290,000 people were forced to flee their homes. All photos by Pierre Holtz.

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