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January 29, 2016

A nervous calm prevails as the Central African Republic (CAR) awaits the final round of presidential elections due to take place in early February. Renewed outbreaks of inter-communal conflict since September are keeping the population on edge, with many fearing a flare-up of tensions at any moment.

October 15, 2015

Last week, violence broke out yet again in Bangui, capital of Central African Republic, forcing thousands of people to flee and seek shelter and protection. Against this backdrop of persistent tension and instability, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams continue to provide assistance to the displaced in Bangui.

September 29, 2015

Since last weekend, a new eruption of violence has engulfed Bangui, the capital city of Central African Republic. Despite the tension and insecurity, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are maintaining their presence and are treating the wounded who manage to arrive at the three MSF medical facilities in town.

September 03, 2015

For the past 18 months, 400 people have been living under self-imposed exile within their own city behind the high walls and locked gates of the Bishop’s compound in Berbérati, Central African Republic (CAR), to escape violence.

February 25, 2015

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) began providing vaccinations this week for at least 18,000 children under the age of 15, mostly living the Batangafo camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in northern Central African Republic (CAR). The camp has become the largest in the country, with a population of around 35,000 people.  Besides vaccinations agains measles and polio, the children will receive vitamins and treatment against parasites.

January 28, 2015

More than one year after the start of the emergency response to help refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) who have been fleeing to the eastern part of Cameroon, the work of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) continues. These refugees remain vulnerable, with many suffering from psychological trauma.

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.

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.

June 03, 2014

The medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has just evacuated a number of staff members from the city of Ndélé in the North of Central African Republic (CAR) following fresh attacks on its staff and facilities.

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