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East Aleppo
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Attacks on medical care

Attacks against medical facilities and health workers, whether deliberate or indiscriminate, are part of generalised violence and atrocities committed against civilians in armed conflict. They deprive populations of health services, often when they need them the most.
Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Bikoro
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DRC 2018 Ebola outbreak

On 8 May 2018, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak of Ebola in the northeast.
Kunduz Hospital After the Attack
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Kunduz hospital attack

On 3 October 2015, US airstrikes destroyed our trauma hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, killing 42 people. Our request for an independent investigation has so far gone unanswered.
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Lake Chad Crisis

Armed conflict has forced over 2.3 million people to flee their homes across the Lake Chad Basin. Violence and multiple forced displacement have destroyed what ability people had to support themselves, with many dependent on humanitarian assistance.
BANGLADESH. Anjuman Para.
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Rohingya refugee crisis

Since 25 August 2017, a massive exodus of close to 700,000 Rohingya people have fled Myanmar. We are urging the Myanmar government for unfettered access to Rakhine State to ensure the impartial delivery of aid to those in need.
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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