Severe malnutrition

Interview
"The civilian population is paying a very high price. The war is also having other effects: fear,...
Testimony
"In war-torn Syria, patients are besieged and in inaccessible areas. True numbers are unknown but...
Press release
“The need for emergency medical care has risen drastically,” said Dr Isabelle Defourny, MSF...
Testimony
"We needed to make sure we wouldn't be asking them to cross frontlines to get treatment."
Updates
“The extreme level of violence has had a severe impact on people’s ability to meet basic needs such...
Updates
After five and a half years of intense conflict, the situation in Syria keeps deteriorating, with...
Month in Focus
Featured stories from November 2016: Nigeria, South Sudan, Tanzania, France and Afghanistan.
Crisis Update
The conflict in Borno State started in 2009 when Boko Haram (BH) launched attacks in northeastern...
"I don’t usually travel on the roads due to the security situation. There are often armed men on...
Interview
Helle Poulsen-Dobbyns has just returned from Maiduguri – the capital of Borno State in northeastern...
Crisis Update
MSF has been present in Maiduguri on a permanent basis since April 2014 working on paediatric and...
Gallery
Child malnutrition is one of the main problems in Nigeria's Borno state, where MSF is running...
Testimony
Severe malnutrition is very common among babies and young children in Chad and often relatives may...
Interview
In August, an MSF team went to Bama, a town 75 kilometres from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno...
Video
Testimonies from displaced women in Maiduguri, Nigeria.
Crisis Update
An extremely critical health situation is unfolding in the Borno State, in northeast Nigeria. At...

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