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“Violence has no religion,” attests a Palestinian member of the Médecins Sans Frontières team in Gaza

Since the start of the war, several Palestinian members of the Médecins Sans Frontières team in...

Gaza : “Here I feel safe” – a Palestinian member of staff taking refuge in the Médecins Sans Frontières office

The number of people displaced by the bombing around Shifa hospital is now over 150,000 – almost...

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Médecins Sans Frontières responds following floods in Solomon Islands


Following heavy rains and strong winds last week, the Solomon Islands were hit by flash floods and landslides. Two members of the Médecins Sans Frontières team based in Papua New Guinea travelled to the capital Honiara on Tuesday...

CAR: Thousands of people flee fighting in Boguila town


Bangui, 13 April, 2014 – Nearly 7000 people fled to the bush after fighting erupted in Boguila on the night of 11 April. The remaining people stayed overnight at the hospital where Médecins Sans Frontières works.

“We do the most we can for them, so whatever the patient wants, the patient gets”


Pascal is a Médecins Sans Frontières logistician currently working in the Ebola treatment centre in Gueckedou, Guinea.

“The humanitarian response has been inadequate, disheartening and still too focused on Bangui."


Albert Caramés has returned to Barcelona after nine months working as a humanitarian affairs officer in Bangui, capital of Central African Republic. Just over a year ago a coup by the Séléka rebels triggered a civil conflict that...

What is Ebola?


If contracted, Ebola is one of the world’s most deadly diseases. It is a highly infectious virus that can kill up to 90 percent of the people who catch it, causing terror among infected communities.

Médecins Sans Frontières strengthens response to Guinea Ebola outbreak


Médecins Sans Frontières has launched an emergency intervention and continues to reinforce its teams to respond to an outbreak of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Guinea. To date, Guinean health authorities have reported 134 suspected...

Central African Republic: A year of unimaginable violence, suffering and fear


In the year since the March 24 coup d’état in the Central African Republic (CAR), violence and turmoil has increased significantly and continues to spread. Caught up in the chaos is a civilian population, vulnerable to the...

Médecins Sans Frontières races against time to provide assistance to South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia


For several weeks Médecins Sans Frontières teams have been providing assistance to South Sudanese refugees arriving in Ethiopia fleeing violence and persecution in their country.

Médecins Sans Frontières treats 17 wounded after bomb blast


Following a bomb blast in Kunduz city in northern Afghanistan yesterday, Médecins Sans Frontières received 23 patients at its trauma centre. Médecins Sans Frontières medical teams treated 17 wounded patients, while six people...

Central African Republic: Crisis Update


The violence that has been sweeping through Central African Republic (CAR) since early December continues to spread. Much of the country has been affected, with extreme levels of violence occurring in the capital, Bangui. It is...

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