August 29, 2014

Women and children are extremely vulnerable to sexual violence during times of conflict. Rape is frequently used by armed groups as a weapon of war, and in places where law and order have crumbled, vulnerable people simply have no recourse, leaving attackers to act with impunity. Such is the case in Central African Republic (CAR), where the brutal fighting continues.

June 19, 2014

In Carnot, around 900 displaced Muslim people are staying at a Catholic Church in crowded and unsanitary conditions.

June 02, 2014

MSF staff members recount their experiences in Bossangoa, CAR, where brutal conflict between Seleka and anti-Balaka forces continues to rage.

March 28, 2014

When Sonia was seven months pregnant, a wave of extreme violence struck Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic.

March 28, 2014

Estrella has been pregnant and living in a camp for displaced people in Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic, since violence drove her from her neighborhood in the city. The M’Poko Camp, near Bangui international airport, hosts around 40,000 people. The assistance there is insufficient.

February 10, 2014

Since early December 2013, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has provided medical care to more than 1,000 patients wounded by violence in and around Bangui airport, where approximately 100,000 displaced people have taken refuge from a wave of fighting that has spread across the country. Carrying out medical activities at the camp is a big challenge due to heavy fighting that regularly takes place close to where MSF is working.

February 05, 2014

Dorassio is 23. He is among the many victims of the inter-communal violence taking place in the Central African Republic today. On January 18, he was shot in the arm in Bouar, in the country’s northwest region. His arm had to be amputated. He was treated by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Bouar, then transferred by plane to the Bangui Community Hospital, where our surgical teams continue to monitor his condition.

December 13, 2013

MSF is providing emergency aid to some 40,000 people taking shelter in Bangui's airport after being displaced from their homes by violence.

July 28, 2013

MSF is working in a transit camp near Bubukwanga, western Uganda, where at least 17,000 Congolese are taking refuge after an attack on the village of Kamango.

February 26, 2013

A measles epidemic that began in 2010 and has affected the entire country continues to sicken tens of thousands of children in northern DRC.

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