WFP: Despite risks, more staff on the ground in CAR

The conflict in the Central African Republic has driven many to flee to neighboring countries like Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of Congo, which are now hosting more than 50,000 refugees. Insecurity in CAR makes it hard for humanitarian organizations to deliver aid there. Photo by: M.Morzaria / ECHO / EU / CC BY-ND

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    Elena L. Pasquini

    Elena Pasquini covers the development work of the European Union as well as various U.N. food and agricultural agencies for Devex News. Based in Rome, she also reports on Italy's aid reforms and attends the European Development Days and other events across Europe. She has interviewed top international development officials, including European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs. Elena has contributed to Italian and international magazines, newspapers and news portals since 1995.

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