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Central African Republic: Delegate describes evacuating injured patients

23-07-2014 Interview

For many injured and sick people in Bangui, access to medical care has become very difficult. Julien Columeau, an ICRC delegate who spent four months in the country, describes the extreme challenges of evacuating people in need of treatment to hospital. In the Central African Republic, as in other conflict zones, reaching hospital safely is a matter of life and death.