Fleeing from Kasai


After wrapping up emergency responses to disease outbreaks, MSF left Angola at the end of 2018.

In 2016, MSF renewed its operations in Angola after an absence of nine years, supporting local authorities after an outbreak of yellow fever affected the country.

We consolidated our operations in 2017 and 2018, supporting the health authorities to respond to emergencies - from the water, sanitation and healthcare needs of more than 30,000 people who had fled conflict in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo to tackling outbreaks of cholera and malaria.

Besides direct management of patients, MSF also trained officials from the Ministry of Health and donated medicines and medical supplies to provincial and municipal hospitals. We also worked with the Ministry of Health to improve its disease surveillance and alerts mechanism.

In 2017

Tragic mine accident leaves 7 dead and 6 wounded in Angola

Press Release 30 Nov 2002

While malnutrition rates decline in Angola, conditions remain severe

Project Update 13 Nov 2002

Weak states in Africa - Angola: MSF statement to US Senate Subcommittee

Statement 16 Oct 2002

Thousands of people arrive at Mavinga in search of food

Press Release 30 Aug 2002

MSF vaccinates 3,700 children against measles in Luau

Project Update 29 Aug 2002

MSF surveys in Mavinga show depth of ongoing malnutrition crisis in pockets of Angola

Campaign 8 Aug 2002