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MSF Doctor David Beversluis - Spokesperson
Mediterranean migration

Over 600 rescued people adrift in Europe’s political limbo

Testimony from Dr David Beversluis, Doctor on the Aquarius. Voices from the Field - 17 Jun 2018
Idlib, a crowded IDP camp

In dust and despair, displaced Syrians wait

More than half of Idlib’s population of roughly two million people are displaced. The arrival of 80,000 more people in the last two months from east Ghouta, rural Damascus and north Homs is further stretching the ability of local residents and humanitarian organisations to address their needs. Project Update - 8 Jun 2018
Guerrero (Mexico): Under  siege

Guerrero under siege

The Tierra Caliente, Norte and Centro regions, together with the city of Acapulco, in Guerrero state are some of the most violent places in Mexico. Voices from the Field - 28 May 2018
Rohingya camp expansion
Rohingya refugee crisis

Crisis update – May 2018

May 2018 update on activities in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, providing care for Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar. Crisis Update - 23 May 2018
Construction site of the MSF hospital.

The hospital on the hill providing care to Rohingya refugees

MSF has opened a new hospital in the heart of vast Kutupalong-Balukhali camp, which provides refuge to some 700,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Not hard to find, as it is on one of the many hills that form the landscape of Cox’s Bazar, its name says it all: ‘The hospital on the hill’. It is the third MSF facility opened in the district of Cox’s Bazar since the end of March. Project Update - 16 Apr 2018
Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Community
Rohingya refugee crisis

Crisis update - March 2018

More than six months into the beginning of the latest Rohingya exodus, people continue to flee from Myanmar into Bangladesh fearing for their lives and seeking safety. A total of 3,236 refugees are reported to have entered Bangladesh in February alone. Crisis Update - 15 Mar 2018

situation in the northwest is quickly going from very bad to worse

"This is another step towards disaster in this troubled zone."  Voices from the Field - 9 Feb 2018
Idlib: Newly displaced persons.

Tens of thousands struggle for survival in the winter cold

Tens of thousands of families have fled north towards the Turkish border, where they are living in overcrowded tents or makeshift shelters. Project Update - 24 Jan 2018
Medical and mental health in Ukraine

Caring for villagers trapped near frontlines in Opytne

Without access to a regular doctor, the villagers in Opytne practice self-care, measure each other’s blood pressure, and self-medicate. Project Update - 5 Jan 2018
Voices after the earthquake

MSF ends emergency response after the earthquakes

In November, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams in Mexico City, Mexico State, Puebla, Oaxaca and Morelos concluded the medical, mental health and heath promotions activities that were launched in response to the emergency situations created by two major earthquakes in September.

Project Update - 8 Dec 2017
Cholera intervention in South Kivu
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Independent medical humanitarian assistance

We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. Our teams are made up of tens of thousands of health professionals, logistic and administrative staff - most of them hired locally. Our actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of independence and impartiality. We are a non-profit, self-governed, member-based organisation.

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