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By Muriel Masse, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) project coordinator in Carnot, Central African Republic (CAR)

MSF has been working in Carnot’s city hospital since 2010. Here, Muriel looks back on her mission, the changing context, and the situation of the displaced Muslims gathered at the church and developments on the city’s outskirts, where the status of displaced people in the bush remains uncertain.

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MSF operations coordinator Maria Simón describes her experience in Kabo, in northern Central African Republic.

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MSF is providing care amidst ongoing conflict in the Masisi territory of DRC's North Kivu Province.

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More than 59,000 people are currently struggling to cope in Mauritania's Mbera refugee camp, where temperatures can reach up to 122 degrees Fahrenheit and food and water are scarce. Frederic Manantsoa Lai, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) head of mission in Mbera, describes the situation.

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MSF medical doctor Natalie Roberts reflects on three months providing care in conflict-riven Central African Republic (CAR).

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MSF surgeon Ali Al-Ani describes his experience providing care in the Amman reconstructive surgery project.

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MSF logistician Pascal Piguet describes his experience working in an MSF Ebola treatment center and outlines the challenges faced by the staff working to treat the disease.

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An MSF psychiatrist describes the lives of refugees from Central African Republic, seeking safety in Chad.

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Saturday, March 8, is International Women's Day. On that day, and every other day, thousands of women worldwide will leave their homes to flee war or persecution. The fact that they are women makes their ordeal even more harrowing.

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New clashes have erupted between the the Séléka and the Anti-Balaka armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR), continuing violence that has forced hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes.

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