December 30, 2013

Despite the presence of international armed forces in the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), fighting, lynchings and violent attacks are ongoing in Bangui. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is receiving wounded patients on a daily basis.

December 24, 2013

Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has received nearly 200 wounded patients in the Central Africa Republic’s capital city, Bangui, since December 20, when renewed violence broke out after days of relative calm and efforts by international forces to disarm opposing groups.

December 17, 2013

Julian Donald, MSF project coordinator, describes the crisis in Bossangoa, Central African Republic, and the surrounding area, where nearly the entire population has fled into the bush.

December 13, 2013

MSF’s mobile emergency team is providing round-the-clock medical care at Bangui airport, following an outbreak of violence that has swept through the capital since 5 December.

December 12, 2013

As UN humanitarian organizations agree to further mobilize resources in response to the humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) released an open letter to Valerie Amos, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, calling for this decision to be urgently translated into reality.

November 26, 2013

For the second time in two months, clashes between rival forces have led to another wave of mass displacement in the town of Bouca, northeastern Central African Republic (CAR). The displacement highlights the need for urgent humanitarian action in CAR, said Médécins Sans Frontières (MSF) today.

October 16, 2013

Tens of thousands of people have fled in a new wave of attacks and killings by armed groups and government forces in north-western Central African Republic (CAR), Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) reported today.

October 07, 2013

About 9,000 children from Central African Republic (CAR) are now protected against measles and polio, following MSF’s emergency vaccination campaign in Gadzi, north-eastern CAR. The campaign began in August.

September 11, 2013

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) denounces the targeting of civilians in a new wave of violence in the Central African Republic (CAR). In Bouca, 325 kilometres north of the capital, Bangui, MSF has treated 26 people injured either by machetes or gunshots, including eight women and six children.

July 09, 2013

Three months after Seleka forces seized power in Central African Republic (CAR), the country is in the grip of a humanitarian emergency while the international community remains indifferent, warns Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) today. CAR was plunged into chaos by the coup, and the country remains politically unstable. Citing lack of security, UN agencies and many nongovernmental organizations have withdrawn to the capital, leaving most of the country without aid. According to a report by MSF, released today, the people of CAR have effectively been abandoned just when they most need help.