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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,...

Stories from Ethiopian migrants in Maula prison

As of July 21st there were 270 foreigners in Maula Central Prison in Malawi’s capital Lilongwe,...


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Niger: ‘It was chaos – the hospital was full to bursting’


A meningitis epidemic sweeping across Niger has already infected more than 6,500 people and claimed 443 lives according to the authorities. Dr Clément Van Galen, in Niamey, reports on Médecins Sans Frontières’ emergency response....

Operational Update: Yemen


Médecins Sans Frontières is currently working in several governorates in Yemen. The organisation has received more than 1,600 war wounded in Aden, Amran, Hajja and Al-Dhale since the current conflict began, and has brought more...

"The hospital is in the middle of the fighting": emergency care in Aden, Yemen


As fighting continues to rage in the Yemeni city of Aden, Médecins Sans Frontières' emergency surgical unit is receiving more injured people on a daily basis. Here, a Médecins Sans Frontières team member talks about life in the...

Yemen: Stories from Khamer


Médecins Sans Frontières runs Al-Salam Hospital in the town of Khamer, in the Amran governorate of Yemen, north of the capital Sana’a. The facility is one of only two hospitals in the entire governorate, and normally receives...

Second Earthquake in Nepal


A second earthquake yesterday hit Nepal, this time with an epicentre 80km east of Kathmandu, in Dolakha district. Teams from Médecins Sans Frontières are conducting assessments in the affected areas, including Dolakha itself. In...

Médecins Sans Frontières statement in response to latest Yemen offensive


The international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières today issued the following statement in response to the Saudi-led coalition’s stated plans to heavily bomb Yemen’s Sa’ada Province.

Médecins Sans Frontières reinforces search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean


The international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières is launching an additional ship to carry out search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea to assist people who are risking their lives trying...

Nepal Earthquake: Update 6 May


Médecins Sans Frontières teams are reaching people in remote mountain regions by helicopter and on foot.


Syria: Main hospital in Aleppo suspends activities after bomb attack


One of just two hospitals left in the Syrian city of Aleppo has suspended its activities, after sustaining serious damage in the ongoing civil war.

“Our priority is to reach people in places where no one else is going and who have not received assistance.”


Dr Prince Mathew normally coordinates Médecins Sans Frontières projects in Bihar state in India, but was quickly deployed to Nepal following the earthquake.

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