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Daughter of the floods – a new life amidst chaos

Malawi was recently devastated by the largest floods in living memory. Three weeks later people are...

Ukraine: Hospitals shelled and civilians cut off as fighting intensifies

As fighting escalates in eastern Ukraine to a level not seen since August, the situation for...

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Daughter of the floods – a new life amidst chaos

30/01/2015

Malawi was recently devastated by the largest floods in living memory. Three weeks later people are still struggling to get on with their lives and preparing as best they can for a difficult future ahead, like the arrival of a...

Ukraine: Hospitals shelled and civilians cut off as fighting intensifies

29/01/2015

As fighting escalates in eastern Ukraine to a level not seen since August, the situation for civilians caught in the conflict zone is now dire.

Ebola decline encouraging, but critical gaps remain

27/01/2015

Reaching zero cases will be difficult unless weaknesses in the response are addressed.

 

Fighting Ebola, ending stigma: The story of an Ebola frontline fighter in Liberia

21/01/2015

Médecins Sans Frontières’ Ebola fighter, physician assistant Jackson K.P. Naimah, tells his story:

 

Médecins Sans Frontières restarts basic medical activities in parts of Myanmar’s Rakhine State

21/01/2015

Tens of thousands of people in Myanmar’s Rakhine state are able to access basic healthcare and emergency referral from medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières for the first time in over nine months. Following...

New programme launched to tackle Chagas disease in Bolivia

20/01/2015

Andrea Marchiol, Médecins Sans Frontières’ general coordinator in Bolivia for the past year, tells us about the organisation’s plans to address Chagas disease in Bolivia. Chagas is endemic across 60% of the country, and is...

Thousands stranded with little to no food in Malawi

20/01/2015

Julien Lefèvre is deputy field coordinator in Nsanje, Malawi. He has returned from a helicopter reconnaissance mission in the southern area of Malawi most affected by current floods, and assessed the dozen of evacuation centers...

Displaced by Conflict in Iraq: “How Can You Live in Such a Place?”

19/01/2015

Back home in the small town of Khanasur, Suleiman taught English and Arabic. Thanks to his efforts all his children can proudly rattle off the different parts of the body in English. However, since he and his family fled conflict...

Thousands of Malawian flood victims unable to receive aid

19/01/2015

Up to 20,000 people in the southern tip of flood-affected Malawi remain cut off from the rest of the country without food, health care, and ways to prevent possible disease outbreaks, the humanitarian medical organisation...

“The most unlikely people survived” – An Australian epidemiologist recounts her time in Sierra Leone

16/01/2015

Ebola – it’s as much a place as a disease. “Such-and-such is going to Ebola” or “Such-and-such has returned from Ebola” are just as likely to be heard throughout Médecins Sans Frontières’ offices as Peshawar, Aweil, or Kampong...

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