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Many villages are still empty, their communities hiding in the bush, displaced in camps, or living as refugees in Liberia.
Though it appears the worst of the fighting has passed, the consequences are still being felt in western Ivory Coast.
The post-election violence began to subside almost a month ago, but emergency medical needs remain at critical levels.
An MSF team working in Abidjan's Anyama Hospital since April 18 is seeing more than 120 patients and assisting with 10 births every day.
MSF has vastly expanded Abidjan's Abobo Sud hospital, which remains filled to capacity even as post-election violence lessens in Ivory Coast.
MSF is deeply concerned for the lives and health of civilians where violence continues to rage, and whose fear is keeping many of them from seeking critical medical care.
MSF continues to assess the needs and provide medical and material support in health facilities in the East and West of Ivory Coast, and to assist refugees and host communities in Liberia.
Since a spike in violence hit the Duékoué area two weeks ago, the MSF surgical team has been treating 180 people with wounds caused by gunshots, hunting rifles, or machetes.
In Abidjan, movement continues to be severely restricted or impossible due to insecurity, which makes it extremely difficult for patients to reach hospitals and for medical staff to access patients.
Many wounded people suffering from gunshot or machete wounds have arrived in hospitals in the western towns of Danané, Man, and Bangolo.
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