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November 26, 2014

This story first appeared in the September 2014 issue of Field Notes, MSF Canada's biannual print newsletter.

November 12, 2014

On November 7, a transport truck with medical supplies, a vehicle clearly identified as operating for Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), was stopped and held captive by an armed group on the route linking Paoua in the north of Central African Republic (CAR) to the capital city of Bangui.

October 14, 2014

The situation in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic, has been extremely tense since a wave of violence broke out on October 7. Belligerents have taken up positions at strategic crossroads throughout the city and set up blockades that are making it very difficult for medical organizations such as Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) or any other relief teams to reach those who have been injured in the fighting.

September 26, 2014

Our twice annual newsletter brings stories from Canadians who work with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) or support us here at home, providing a glimpse into the people who make our lifesaving work possible.

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September 08, 2014

The international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has been forced to stop almost all of its activities in the city of Batangafo, in northern Central African Republic (CAR). Around 40 MSF staff members have been evacuated following violent incidents and threats against MSF members, a result of increased tensions in the area.

August 20, 2014

This story appears in the Summer 2014 issue of Dispatches, the MSF Canada magazine. To download the complete magazine or to read previous issues, please visit our Publications page.

August 20, 2014

This piece appears in the Summer 2014 issue of Dispatches, the MSF Canada magazine. To download the complete magazine or to read previous issues, please visit our Publications page.

August 20, 2014

Renewed fighting has flared up following unrest in the PK5 neighbourhood of Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic (CAR), where some 2,200 Muslims still reside. Local militiamen have clashed with the international forces present in Bangui.

July 16, 2014

After months of growing evidence that sectarian violence has had a devastating impact on the people of Central African Republic, new research by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) provides grim statistics to support that conclusion.

June 24, 2014

More than 90 per cent of the western Central African Republic’s Muslim inhabitants have fled violence in the past few months. Armed international forces are protecting the last Muslims in a few enclaves under very precarious conditions.

In front of the Catholic Church in Carnot, in the western part of the Central African Republic (CAR), Muslims are kneeling to pray. Cameroonian soldiers from the African Union forces guard the gate.

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