BALTIMORE — An ongoing lack of security in the Central African Republic is among the challenges facing those who long for peace, said a relief agency staff member who recently visited the violence-ridden nation.
“Without feeling safe, people are afraid to live in their homes,” Kim Pozniak said May 21.
She explained that “they don’t farm, and they’ve either lost or abandoned their small businesses, for fear of being killed. This has resulted in thousands of people now without food, proper shelter or a means to make a living.”
Pozniak, a Catholic Relief Services communications officer for sub-Saharan Africa, visited Central African Republic in early May. There, she witnessed the “sheer...READ MORE