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WH: U.S. To Provide More Than $100M To Central Africa

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December 19, 2013 AT 7:22 AM
That was US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. The United States plans to provide more than $100 million in security and humanitarian assistance to the war-torn Central African Republic, the White House announced Thursday. "The CAR faces extraordinary challenges to restore security and to ensure protection of the civilian population," the White House said in a statement. It added: "We are actively working to help end the violence, protect civilians, prevent atrocities, provide humanitarian assistance, and help create an environment that allows constitutional and democratic governance to be restored."