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November 26, 2013

An attack on the town of Bouca, northern Central African Republic (CAR), on September 9, 2013, spurred yet another wave of displaced people in the country. A military campaign by an alliance of rebel forces, Séléka, took a number of major towns and territory in eastern and central regions of CAR in 2012 and the fighting between armed groups has continued through 2013. An estimated 400,000 people are currently displaced in CAR.

September 13, 2013

MSF is working in Geti, DRC, bringing medical and mental health care to people who fled fighting between the army and militias.

August 22, 2013

Residents of a village in Central African Republic have no access to medical care due to recent violence. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has arrived there to provide medical care but is worried about levels of malaria, a potential nutrition crisis, and the lack of antiretrovirals for people living with HIV.

July 09, 2013

A coup d'état in March in Central African Republic resulted in mass displacement; homes were burned and clinics looted. Some 11,000 HIV patients were cut off from antiretroviral treatment, leaving them at risk of developing resistance to medication, or worse, getting sick and dying. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has resumed medical activities and is trying to get as many people back on treatment as possible.

July 09, 2013

A coup d'état in March drives all existing health workers out of Benzambe village; clinics are looted, and the community is left with no health care during malaria season. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) works to test and treat everyone in this remote part of Central African Republic.

April 25, 2013

When she saw that her two-year-old daughter was ill, Nyota's mother brought her to the MSF clinic in Nyasi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where she was diagnosed with and treated for malaria. Malaria is the leading cause of illness and death in DRC. Last year, MSF treated half a million people in DRC suffering from the deadly disease. Read more at www.doctorswithoutborders.org and follow MSF's work in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Twitter @MSFCongo

February 13, 2013

Following a recent malaria epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a measles outbreak has spread through some 20 health zones in the the country's Orientale Province. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has deployed major logistical support to treat 16,000 patients and vaccinate close to 340,000 children in the affected regions.

February 13, 2013

The February 2013 Month In Focus features brief reports on the following Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) activities: aid imbalances in Syria; assistance for Syrian refugees in Lebanon; tending to victims of the conflict in Mali; measles epidemic in northeastern regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo; battling sleeping sickness in South Sudan; and improving access to healthcare in Afghanistan.

January 15, 2013

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is vaccinating children in displaced persons camps in the Democratic Republic of Congo to prevent an epidemic.

January 15, 2013

The January 2013 Month In Focus features brief reports on the following Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) activities: assisting destitute civilians in Syria; a positive report on treatment of tuberculosis; an international conference in New York on fatally neglected diseases; monitoring the situation in Yida refugee camp in South Sudan; and preventing a measles epidemic among displaced children in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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