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Urgent need for increased humanitarian assistance amid scenes of burnt villages, brutal attacks; displaced without shelter, food, water; health system further strained.

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Three months after a coup in CAR, the country remains gripped by a humanitarian emergency made worse as the international community looks on with indifference.

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Armed chaos is forcing aid agencies to evacuate and leaving people without needed medical care.

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All parties to the conflict in CAR must respect health facilities and guarantee the population's access to health care.

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CAR is in the grips of a chronic medical emergency, according to the MSF report "Central African Republic: State of Silent Crisis".

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Barcelona/Paris/New York, September 22, 2009 – The south-western area of the Central African Republic (CAR) is facing a severe nutritional emergency, with more than 1,000 children at grave risk, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today.

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Bangui/New York, April 30, 2009 — A new escalation of violence between the army and a rebel group in the north of Central African Republic (CAR), has forced, once again, thousands of people to flee their homes. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) estimates there could be around 8,000 newly displaced in the region of Kabo and Moyen Sido. They have sought refuge in the bush, where they live in particularly harsh conditions in the current rainy season, with no access to healthcare and out of reach of humanitarian aid.

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Berlin/Bangui, Central African Republic, March 13, 2008 — A woman was shot dead in a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) ambulance, Monday, March 10, when an unidentified gunman fired on the vehicle in Vakaga Province in the northeast of the Central African Republic (CAR). As a result, MSF has suspended its mobile clinic activities outside the main towns in the region. This is the second person to be killed in an attack on MSF in the past nine months in CAR. The ambulance was carrying a mother and her baby who had been discharged from the MSF health center in Gordil, a provincial town. The 32-year-old woman leaves behind six children.

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Yaoundé/Geneva, July 31, 2007 – Mortality rates and the medical and nutritional situation among the refugees that have been entering Cameroon for over a year have exceeded emergency thresholds. In response to this situation, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has begun targeted food distribution to meet the vital needs of this vulnerable population. Now more than ever, it is essential for humanitarian actors to mobilize as quickly as possible.

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Bangui, Central African Republic, June 25, 2007 — The insecurity that prevails in northwestern Central African Republic (CAR) is severely impacting civilian populations and the humanitarian workers assisting them, Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today.

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