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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.

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.

February 11, 2014

Civilians in the Central African Republic (CAR) find themselves at the centre of a humanitarian catastrophe spiraling out of control. The effect of indiscriminate and seemingly unstoppable violence on the entire population has reached shocking levels, and has taken on deeply disturbing inter-communal overtones. Current efforts by the international community are woefully insufficient in the face of this mounting crisis.

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.