May 16, 2017

Over the last week, the city of Bangassou in Central African Republic CAR has being covered by fear and conflict after an intense fighting broke out between the UN forces and an armed group. On Tuesday 15, Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) called all parties to agree to a ceasefire to allow for the deployment of urgent medical aid. This is the testimony of MSF physician Dr. Rene Colgo who currently head of mission in Bangassou city.

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 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.

February 13, 2014

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been working in Carnot since 2010 and has witnessed the increasing violence and abuses against the city’s displaced Muslim population. MSF is assisting these people.

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 Citing lack of security, UN agencies and many nongovernmental organizations have withdrawn to the capital, leaving most of the country without aid.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.

UN Security Council & African States Must Act Now to Halt Violence and Scale-up Humanitarian Aid

Residents of the town of Batangafo, in northern Central African Republic (CAR), are trying to regain a sense of normality this week after intense recent fighting between mostly Muslim Séléka militia forces based in the town and French-led Sangaris forces earlier this month.