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21 February 2017, Juba – The protracted conflict in South Sudan’s Mayendit and Leer counties is having a profound effect on the local population, says international medical organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Men, women, and children are regularly forced to flee…
Roda is a mother of two. She attended the clinic with both children suffering from severe malnutrition. Photo: Nicolas Peissel/MSF
Nearly 100 medical facilities belonging to, or supported by, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have been bombed since 2015. The vast majority were in Syria, the others in Yemen, Afghanistan, Ukraine and Sudan. MSF considers it vital to establish the facts and ascertain who was…
The MSF-supported hospital in Idlib province in northern Syria was destroyed in an attack on 15 February 2016. Photo: MSF
N’djamena, Chad/Berlin, Germany, 6 February 2017 - A hepatitis E outbreak is escalating across Am Timan, in the Salamat region in South-Eastern Chad, the international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today. Since September, MSF has…
A report on medical care in wartime was published recently, focusing on the impact of conflict on Yemen's third-largest city, Taiz.   This new report looks at both the direct and deadly impact of the war on the civilian population of Taiz, and the collapse of health services in the divided city,…
Uganda – 250,000 South Sudanese refugees in Yumbe camp France – Living rough in the cold and wet Iraq – Assisting the displaced and traumatised from Mosul Ukraine - “Look around, others weren’t so lucky.” Mass Casualty Plan – Behind the scenes at a hospital managing an influx of casualties Paris…
New Delhi (India),  27 January 2017 -  In a letter to the Ministry of Health, drug-resistant TB (DR-TB) survivors, networks of people living with HIV and public health organisations have called on the Government of India to incorporate the life-saving anti-TB drug delamanid into its Revised…
The brutal crisis in the Central African Republic has gone on largely unnoticed internationally except, maybe, for this one iconic image: a sea of displaced people huddled in the hulls of abandoned, rusty planes. This was Mpoko international airport, in the capital Bangui. At its peak, 100.000…
Many people displaced by the conflict have found refuge in Mboko airport, Bangui, CAR.  Photo: Sven Torfinn
After providing urgent medical care, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) launches a building materials distribution campaign to benefit 10,000 families living in the remote mountains of Sud-Ouest, the island region most severely affected by Hurricane Matthew. MSF has launched a…
MSF Log Manager Abdoulaye Chaibou helps Bollosse village inhabitants during the distribution of aid packages by MSF to the most remote areas of Jérémie and Cayes, Haiti. Photo: Jeanty Junior Augustin
Geneva, 19 January 2017: The death toll continues to rise following the horrific military attack on civilians in Rann, Nigeria, according to latest estimates by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).  Around 90 people were killed when a Nigerian airforce plane circled twice and…
The number of people who died trying to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean has reached an all-time high and is becoming comparable to what Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is used to seeing in warzones, with the UN Migration Agency recording at least 5,079 deaths last…
Men, women and, children rescued at sea by crews of the MV Aquarius, jointly operated by MSF and SOS Mediterranee, look out as the ship approaches land in Italy, 30 December 2016. Photo: Kevin McElvaney

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