Central African Republic: Abandoned and burnt villages
4 December 2013 Last updated at 21:37 GMT
The sectarian and sexual violence gripping the Central African Republic is now the worst it has ever been.
Fighters from the mainly Muslim Seleka group are being blamed for a series of attacks on the Christian majority.
French and US officials have warned that a genocide could be in the making.
Since the rebels overthrew the president in March around 400,000 people have fled their homes in fear.
Andrew Harding reports.