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Unobstructed motherhood: women delivering safely in Sidama, Ethiopia

Oval-shaped huts scattered amid lush trees and expansive green meadows are typical of villages in...

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Global bio-disaster response urgently needed in Ebola fight

Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone / 03.09.14

Médecins Sans Frontières denounces international inaction in Ebola-stricken African countries; States must deploy specialised medical assets now.

Abducted Médecins Sans Frontières nurse found unharmed

Democratic Republic of Congo / 01.09.14

One of four Médecins Sans Frontières staff members abducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) more than a year ago has been found unharmed. However, there is still no news about the other three staff members. Médecins...

Ethiopia: Tens of thousands of South Sudanese refugees receive cholera vaccine

Ethiopia, South Sudan / 27.08.14

A vaccine against cholera is being used on a large scale for the first time in Ethiopia by teams from Médecins Sans Frontières. The mass immunisation campaign will protect South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia’s Gambella region, as...

Médecins Sans Frontières responds to dramatic influx of displaced people from Sinjar

Iraq, Syria / 14.08.14

Eleven days after militants from the Islamic State (IS) group stormed the district of Sinjar in Ninewa governorate, Iraq, a constant stream of thousands of exhausted people are crossing into Syria every day. They are heading to...

Flash Quote on unregistered treatments for Ebola

Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone / 13.08.14

Médecins Sans Frontières has issued this flash quote in response to the World Health Organization's decision that it is ethical to offer unproven drugs or vaccines to people affected by the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa....

Médecins Sans Frontières strongly condemns attack on Al Shifa hospital

Palestinian Territories / 30.07.14

Yesterday’s attack on Al Shifa hospital, where nearly 2,000 people are sheltering, demonstrates how civilians have nowhere safe to go and shows the current difficulties of providing emergency aid in Gaza.

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Médecins Sans Frontières cautiously welcomes offer to resume operations in Rakhine, Myanmar

Myanmar (Burma) / 25.07.14

Médecins Sans Frontières welcomes the announcement by the Union Government of Myanmar and the Rakhine State Government that Médecins Sans Frontières will be allowed to resume operations in Rakhine State, after it was forced to...

Gaza Strip: Israel must stop bombing trapped civilians

Palestinian Territories / 21.07.14

Since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge in the Gaza Strip, the majority of the dead and wounded in Gaza are civilians and medical workers are also coming under fire, Médecins Sans Frontières said.

Retrospective mortality study reveals massive levels of death due to violence against Muslims during peak of conflict in Central African Republic

Central African Republic / 17.07.14

With thousands still encircled in enclaves, Chad border closed, and massive gaps in aid for Central African refugees, crisis in Central African Republic is far from over.

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