Episode
Oct 29

The world's newest failed state?

Central African Republic's security woes continue to fuel a nationwide humanitarian crisis.


The first traffic vehicle arrives in Bossangoa, Central African Republic on October 18, 2013 since the start of the crisis. AFP / PACOME PABANDJI

What can be done to end the crisis in the Central African Republic? The UN says CAR is in danger of becoming a "failed state" as violence sparked by rebel fighters and other forces continue to fuel a humanitarian emergency affecting all 4.6 million people in the country. What are the underlying causes of the conflict? Join the conversation at 1930GMT.

In this episode of The Stream, we speak with: 

Magloire Kolisso
Former Chief of Public Relations, Bozize government 
 
Louisa Lombard @louisalombard
Anthropologist, University of California
 
John Ging @UNOCHA
Director of Operations, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs 
 
Chanèle Boulet @theIRC
Program Manager, International Rescue Committee
 
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