It was the morning of april 13, 2006, when rebel forces attacked N’djamena, chad’s capital city. Within several hours, a doctors Without borders/médecins Sans Frontières (mSF) surgical team was working alongside chadian health workers to treat the wounded. over the course of 24 hours, two surgical teams—working in rotation—assisted in the treatment of more than 100 war-wounded, many of them young children.