35,000 flee fighting in Central African Republic

As fighting in the Central African Republic (CAR) continues, thousands of refugees who fled the country have arrived in Cameroon and now lack clean water, decent shelter and food. One in five children suffers from malnutrition. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is present in the district hospital in Garoua-Boulaï, a small town in eastern Cameroon, and undertakes 800 medical consultations per week. In addition MSF has also built latrines and showers, provided access to drinking water.

Thousands flee Central African Republic for Cameroon

An estimated 35,000 Central Africans have fled to Cameroon since the beginning of 2014. These civilians had no choice but to flee the violence in their country.


"Our children have become stateless"

While fighting in Central African Republic (CAR) continues, more than 250,000 people have had no other choice but to flee the violence. Of these, an estimated 35,000 refugees have already settled in Cameroon.