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Lake Chad: “The only certainty is that people will remain uprooted and continue to live in fear”

The Lake Chad region has become the epicentre of violence with continued attacks by the Islamic...

In Memoriam: Médecins Sans Frontières colleagues killed in the Kunduz Trauma Centre attack

October 3, 2015 will forever remain a black day in Médecins Sans Frontières’ history. In the early...


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South Sudan: Living in the overcrowded conditions of the Malakal PoC

The number of patients treated by Médecins Sans Frontières on a weekly basis in the UN Protection of Civilians Camp (PoC) in Malakal has tripled since June, as the health of the population sheltering in the camp is being...more

19/11/2015 South Sudan

Testimonies of Refugees crossing the Mediterranean sea


12/11/2015 Italy, Libya

The devastating impact of malaria on children

Lying on her side yesterday evening surrounded by family, five-year-old Achan opened her eyes for the first time in almost five days.more

14/08/2015 South Sudan

Fleeing conflict across the Mediterranean

This year more than 35,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean to reach Italy, many of them landing in Sicily. Médecins Sans Frontières, working alongside the Italian Ministry of Health, provides both initial and long term...

22/05/2015 Italy, Syria, Sudan

"I bled for one and a half hours on the way to the Médecins Sans Frontières hospital but I knew it was my only hope…!"

Ahlam is a 22- year-old mother from Dara’a governorate. She is a mother of two children, both of whom were born at the Médecins Sans Frontières tells her story and some of the challenges she has faced since she crossed the border...more

22/05/2015 Jordan, Syria

Kunduz: Caught in the spring offensive

Standing in the women’s ward, grasping a metal frame, 18-year-old Bibi Aisha is slowly learning to walk again. Her sister-in-law, Oura, holds her elbow for support, closely watched by Médecins Sans Frontières orthopaedic surgeon...more

18/05/2015 Afghanistan

Liberia: Counting the cost of the Ebola outbreak

After the World Health Organization declared Liberia Ebola-free on May 9 – having recorded no new cases of Ebola for 42 days – Médecins Sans Frontières takes a look at how Liberians are putting back together their fractured lives...more

12/05/2015 Liberia

Ebola: Living in the aftermath

Hellen Morris is an Ebola survivor from Liberia who lost her husband and seven of his family members to Ebola in August 2014.more


Ethiopia: Treating children for malnutrition in the pastoralist community of Fiq

Two-year-old Hawsak lives in one of the small bush houses in Fiq woreda, in the Somali region of Ethiopia. Before being admitted to a Médecins Sans Frontières hospital, she was emaciated and had been suffered diarrhoea and...more


Central African Republic: "It is not over in our country"

Marvin was one of the first casualties of the Battle of Bangui in December 2013, a battle in which the Seleka rebels opposed the anti-Balaka militia. He was shot in the leg as he tried to protect his property. Treated by Médecins...more

13/02/2015 Central African Republic
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