MSF activities for Chechnya: Ingushetia and Dagestan
14 August 2002
MSF is working with the Chechen displaced populations in the surrounding provinces of ingushetia and Dagestan. The current activities are: Ingushetia
Mobile clinics in IDP camps and collective centers in northern Ingushetia with special attention for gynaecological and prenatal consultations;
Water and sanitation teams supporting IDP communities;
Community Health workers in IDP communities with targeted distribution of items such as tents and food).
Gynecological and prenatal consultations in two clinics as well as one mobile clinic plus support to the maternity ward of Nazran and SleptovskaÃ?¯a;
Rehabilitation and sanitation of IDP makeshift homes ("squats") as well as distribution of hygiene kits and shelter;
Pediatric consultations in Rasviet-Mro.
Drug distribution programme: in 32 locations;
Tuberculosis programme: aimed at Chechens crossing the border with possible future extension into Chechnya; 60-bed facility underway in former children’s holiday camp (Sunzhenski district near airport, close to Chechen border).
Collective centers: distribution relief items and hygienic kits as well as roofing and sanitation to 16 collective centers;
Mobile clinic for IDPs in 13 collective centers and a second for Dagestani residents in Tsumada region as well as support to medical structures;
Psycho-social programme with aim of integrating war affected children (6 to 12 years) into school system in Khazaviurt.