Mali has faced a political and security crisis since 2012 which has had a devastating impact on the humanitarian situation of people living in the conflict areas. Sadly the violence has been intensifying in the central region for over a year and is seriously affecting the civilian population.
How MSF activates a mass casualty plan
How do Doctors Without Borders (MSF) teams cope when numbers of incoming casualties exceed a hospital’s capacity to respond?
Any more than 10 casualties requires activating the mass casualty plan, which the teams rehearse to ensure everyone knows the procedure.