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A return to Melut finds the water system blocked and main water tanks riddled with bullets

An interview with Paul Jawor, a Médecins Sans Frontières’ water and sanitation technical advisor....

Surviving sexual violence in Nairobi

In a disadvantaged area of Nairobi, Médecins Sans Frontières provides a round-the-clock sexual...


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More than 100 injured after shelling of Aden residential area

Yemen / 12.06.15

More than 100 injured, including women and children, were received by Médecins Sans Frontières in Aden on Wednesday as a result of heavy shelling on the Al-Basateen residential area.

Médecins Sans Frontières welcomes possible review into Australia’s Ebola Response


Médecins Sans Frontières has today called for world leaders to commit to developing an efficient emergency response system against epidemics and international health crises, following the devastating Ebola outbreak in West...

Syria: Horrific missile strike reinforces urgent need for scale-up of emergency assistance

Syria / 09.06.15

On Thursday June 4, a strike by three missiles in a town in Idlib Governorate caused carnage and resulted in a mass casualty influx of 130 wounded patients to the nearest field hospital supported by Médecins Sans Frontières. This...

Australia takes decisive step towards more affordable vaccines


Resolution passes at World Health Assembly, calling for more affordable vaccines and greater transparency on vaccine pricing.

Alarming humanitarian situation as conflict escalates

South Sudan / 22.05.15

Escalating fighting in South Sudan is exposing civilians to widespread violence and severely restricting the provision of desperately needed aid, the international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières said...

Imminent attack forces halt in medical activities in Leer, South Sudan

South Sudan / 11.05.15

Médecins Sans Frontières is gravely concerned about an imminent attack on the town of Leer in South Sudan, and the potential impact on civilians and medical facilities.

Médecins Sans Frontières welcomes news that Liberia is Ebola-free while urging continued vigilance

Liberia / 08.05.15

After 42 days with no recorded cases of Ebola, Liberia has been declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organization (WHO) – news which has been welcomed by international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières. However,...

Médecins Sans Frontières and MOAS rescue 369 people during first rescue

Malta, Italy, Greece / 05.05.15

This weekend 369 people crossing the Mediterranean Sea were rescued by the MY Phoenix, a search and rescue vessel run in partnership between Médecins Sans Frontières and MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station). Early Monday morning,...

Médecins Sans Frontières and ICRC alarmed by attacks on country's lifelines

Yemen / 05.05.15

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Médecins Sans Frontières are extremely concerned about the severe damage caused by recent Coalition attacks on airports in Sana’a and Hodeida, obstructing delivery of much...

Médecins Sans Frontières Launches Global Campaign to Reduce the Price of Pneumococcal Vaccine to $5 in Developing Countries


Médecins Sans Frontières today launched a global campaign to call on pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Pfizer to slash the price of the pneumococcal vaccine in developing countries to US$5 per child. The campaign...

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