Central African Republic

By Doctors Without Borders | MSF has worked in the Central African Republic since 1997.

CAR Muslims Fear for Their Lives

A Moment of Grace Amid Pervasive Chaos: A Surgeon's Letter from Bangui

David Rothstein is a pediatric surgeon in Buffalo, New York. He began working with Doctors Without Borders/Médedins Sans Frontières (MSF) in 2007 in

Surgeon

CAR: MSF Begins Emergency Intervention in Kouango

In late 2014, thousands of people from the Kouango area of southern Central African Republic (CAR) began to cross the Ubangi River seeking safety in …

Africa

Lost in Transition | Doctors without borders

Today I woke up and didn’t know where I was. The air was cool, the room dark and still, the sheets wrapped around me smooth and unfamiliar smelling. …

A life saved and a life lost | Doctors without borders

As I’ve mentioned before, Zemio, and the province it sits in to the extreme east of CAR, is by and large an oasis of relative peace in this …

Benediction | Doctors without borders

Foreword: the episode that I am writing about here happened some months ago. It’s taken time for me to be able to write about it – time even to be …

Doctors Without Borders

CAR: Ongoing Violence Means Ongoing Health Needs in Bambari Area

The volatile security situation in Bambari, in the Ouaka province of Central African Republic (CAR), is disrupting life for the town’s residents and …

Central African Republic

CAR: MSF Begins Vaccination Campaign for 18,000 Displaced by Violence

Field newsCAR: MSF Begins Vaccination Campaign for 18,000 Displaced by ViolenceFebruary 25, 2015This week, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans …

Africa

Rested and ready to return | Doctors without borders

I’m sat writing from the capital Bangui waiting for my internal flight back to Zemio. I’ve been a bit silent in the old blogosphere these last three …

Doctors Without Borders

Central African Republic: A Year of Chaos

In the News

July 07, 2015

Voice from the Field

June 09, 2015

Slideshow

June 03, 2015

In the News

May 22, 2015

Press release

May 22, 2015

In the News

May 15, 2015

Central African Republic

CAR: Attacks Against MSF Threaten Humanitarian Aid

BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC/PARIS—Escalating numbers of attacks and extortion attempts against humanitarian aid workers in the Central African …

Humanitarianism

CAR: MSF Cares for Victims of Sexual Violence

Field newsCAR: MSF Cares for Victims of Sexual ViolenceOctober 30, 2014Since July 2014, MSF has offered assistance and support to survivors of rape …

Central African Republic

CAR: Ten Days of Violence in Bangui

Voice from the FieldCAR: Ten Days of Violence in BanguiOctober 23, 2014MSF head of mission Delphine Chedorge discusses the situation in Bangui, where …

Central African Republic

CAR: "Despite All the Risks, We Are Still Committed"

Voice from the FieldCAR: "Despite All the Risks, We Are Still Committed"October 24, 2014MSF project coordinator Roelant Zwaanswijk discusses the …

Central African Republic

CAR: An Upsurge in Violence Hinders Access to Medical Care in Bangui

Field newsCAR: An Upsurge in Violence Hinders Access to Medical Care in BanguiOctober 14, 2014 The situation in Bangui, capital of Central African …

MSF PICTURE DESK on Twitter

Irène seeks medical care for her daughter at the #MSF hospital in the displaced camp by Mpoko airport. #CARcrisis pic.twitter.com/iSeOdJv2lY

Treating Survivors of Sexual Violence in Central African Republic

Central African Republic

Central African Republic: A Day in the Bush

Central African Republic: A Day in the Bush MSF is providing care to people displaced by violence in Central African Republic.

Central African Republic

Central African Republic: Insecurity Forces MSF to Halt Activities in Batangafo

Insecurity has forced Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to stop its activity almost entirely in the city of Batangafo, in …

Africa

CAR: MSF Receives 31 New Wounded at Bangui's General Hospital

Aurelie Baumel/MSF

A patient recovers in Bangui General Hospital.

August 20, 2014

Renewed fighting has flared up following unrest in the PK5 …

Hospitals

CAR: Thousands Seek Refuge in Batangafo

People in Batangafo, Central African Republic (CAR), are struggling to continue normal lives in the wake of intense fighting between Seleka militias …

Central African Republic

MSF Press Briefing on Crisis in Central African Republic

July 24, 2014

Sylvain Groulx, MSF head of mission for Central African Republic
Dounia Dekhili, MSF deputy manager of emergency programs

Thursday, July …

All Things Considered: Amid CAR's Bloodshed, Thousands Dead And Little Help For The Living

Voice from the Field

June 09, 2015

Field news

April 14, 2015

Field news

February 25, 2015

Field news

February 25, 2015

Voice from the Field

February 10, …

Central African Republic: "A Tent Doesn't Offer Much Protection from Bullets!"

In the News

August 17, 2015

Press release

August 14, 2015

Field news

August 13, 2015

In the News

August 13, 2015

Voice from the Field

August 12, 2015

Field news

Central African Republic

Documentary: In Central African Republic, Suitcase or Coffin?

Field news

August 20, 2015

Field news

August 20, 2015

August 20, 2015

Field news

August 20, 2015

Voice from the Field

August 20, 2015

In the News

August 17, …

Central African Republic

Central African Republic: Study Reveals Widespread Loss of Life Due to Violence

PARIS/BANGUI/NEW YORK—A retrospective mortality study conducted by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without …

Central African Refugees in Chad and Cameroon: "Suitcase or Coffin"

A retrospective mortality survey conducted by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) between March 26 and April 8, 2014, found that 8 …

Tackling Sleeping Sickness in the Central African Republic

Sleep Disorders

CAR: Conflict "Will Have Ramifications for Years to Come"

The Central African Republic (CAR) crisis has now entered its second year since the March 2013 coup d’état. While the nature of the violence may have