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Badly needed medical supplies and health personnel unable to reach conflict affected areas of Yemen

More medical supplies and trained health personnel are urgently needed in Yemen as the violence...

Yemen: Médecins Sans Frontières treats 34 wounded after airstrike on camp for displaced people

More than two dozen people injured in an airstrike today at a displaced persons camp in northern...

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Yemen: Médecins Sans Frontières assists victims of new wave of warfare

18/08/2009

In the north of Yemen, a ‘sixth war’ between the army and the Al Houthi rebels began on Tuesday, 11 August. Once again the population is subjected to violence and deprived of health care. Our teams are caring for the wounded and...

Zimbabwe: Beyond Cholera - Beyond the Crisis?

18/08/2009

In February 2009, Médecins Sans Frontières released the report “Beyond Cholera: Zimbabwe’s Worsening Crisis” to alert to the humanitarian crisis ravaging Zimbabwe, most visibly expressed by the unprecedented cholera outbreak,...

Somalia: Medical clinic looted

17/08/2009

Lifesaving healthcare provided to the community of Jilib in Lower Juba Valley, Somalia, is under threat following the looting of a clinic run by medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières.

Chad: Staff held by unknown group

09/08/2009

After a Médecins Sans Frontières compound in Adé in the East of Chad on the border to Sudan had been robbed by armed assailants on the night of 4 August, one international and one national staff member were reported missing.

Two Médecins Sans Frontières aid workers missing in Chad

07/08/2009

Médecins Sans Frontières confirms that in the night of August 4 2009, one of the Médecins Sans Frontières compounds in Chad was robbed by armed assailants. After the robbery one international and one national staff member were...

South Sudan: Assisting LRA Victims

05/08/2009

© Brendan Bannon. MBOLI NGBANAMI DINGISO was abducted by the LRA from his school room in Duru, Congo.

“In the morning they gave us 25 lashes each. That was breakfast”.

Bangladesh: Resurgence in abuse against Rohingya refugees

16/07/2009

On Tuesday 14 July 2009, Médecins Sans Frontières witnessed a group of around 30 police with local officials enter Kutupalong makeshift camp in Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh, and destroy 259 homes, looting people’s possessions in the...

Sri Lanka: after an influx of wounded people, hospitals are overflowing with patients

14/07/2009

Working in conjunction with the Sri Lankan Ministry of Health, Médecins Sans Frontières' medical teams in Vavuniya district have performed more than 5,000 surgeries over five months, most to treat conflict-related injuries....

Shelter main priority for cyclone Aila survivors

03/07/2009

One month after cyclone Aila struck Bangladesh and the eastern Indian state of West Bengale, people continue to suffer from ongoing floods during high tide. Shelter, drinking water, food and sanitation are badly needed. People...

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