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Acapulco, Mexico: “The population is exposed to violence on a daily basis”

Médecins Sans Frontières has been carrying out projects in Mexico since 1985. Throughout 2014, the...

South Sudan: Médecins Sans Frontières calls for urgent humanitarian access to Upper Nile state

As fighting intensifies in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state, and people’s humanitarian needs grow,...


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Chad: Médecins Sans Frontières field worker released


A Médecins Sans Frontières staff member, who went missing following an armed robbery at the Médecins Sans Frontières compound in Adé in the east of Chad, has been safely released.

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


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?


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


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


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


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


© 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


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


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....

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