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.

May 30, 2014
Over the past week there have been renewed clashes between Christian and Muslim youth in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR). Some of the injured have been treated at the General Hospital, where Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) supports the emergency surgery service.

4 pm, Wednesday May 28, Bangui General Hospital

May 21, 2014

It has been over one year since a coup d'état by a group of mostly Muslim fighters known as the Seleka plunged the Central African Republic (CAR) into uncertainty and violence. A loose Christian militia calling itself the anti-Balaka was formed in response to the coup, and fighting between the two armed groups has split the country along sectarian lines.

May 07, 2014

Natalie Roberts, British medical doctor with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), on her time in the Central African Republic

May 05, 2014

In protest against the brutal killing of 16 civilians, including three of its humanitarian workers, at Boguila Hospital on April 26, Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors without Borders (MSF) is reducing its activities in the Central African Republic (CAR) and related projects in neighbouring countries for one week to emergency medical care only. The organization will also evaluate the working environment for its staff and the future of its medical activities in the area.

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April 28, 2014

Sixteen civilians, including three national staff members with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), were killed during an armed robbery on MSF hospital grounds in the northern town of Boguila, in Central African Republic (CAR) on Saturday afternoon.

April 14, 2014
Nearly 7,000 people fled into the bush after fighting erupted in Boguila, Central African Republic (CAR) on April 11. The remaining people stayed overnight at the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital.
On April 11 fighting erupted between international armed forces and local armed groups after a convoy accompanied by African Union peacekeepers transited through the town of Boguila in northern CAR. The MSF team working in Boguila hospital heard a large explosion and gunfire, and then saw people fleeing the town.
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.

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.

February 11, 2014

CAR is suffering while the world looks the other way

By Stephen Cornish, executive director of Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Canada

**Originally published in the Globe and Mail, February 11, 2014