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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.
 
Migrants and Refugees in Mexico shelters
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Central American Migration

An estimated 500,000 people a year flee violence and poverty in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, heading north through Mexico to find safety. The levels of violence in the region are comparable to that of war zones MSF has worked in for decades.
 
COVID-19 Project in Mons, Belgium
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Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

Médecins Sans Frontières' (MSF) update on the coronavirus disease COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Zimbabwe - Chimamani
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Cyclone Idai & Southern Africa flooding

A weather system that produced heavy rains flooded parts of Malawi in early March 2019, before developing into Cyclone Idai which struck Mozambique and Zimbabwe on 14-16 March 2019, causing widespread flooding and damage.
 
Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Bikoro
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DRC Ebola outbreaks

Since March 2018, DRC has experienced a succession of Ebola outbreaks. On 1 June 2020, DRC declared another outbreak – the third since 2018 – in northwestern Équateur province, making it the country's eleventh in just over 40 years.
 
Gaza protest
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Great March of Return

Nearly every Friday between 30 March 2018 and December 2019, protestors in the ‘Great March of Return’ demonstrations in Gaza, Palestine were met with hails of bullets from the Israeli army.
 
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.
 
Rann
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Lake Chad Crisis

Armed conflict has forced over 2.5 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.
 
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Mediterranean migration

Every year, thousands of people fleeing war, persecution and poverty at home attempt the treacherous journey across the Mediterranean. Countless lives are lost on the way.
 
BANGLADESH. Anjuman Para.
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Rohingya refugee crisis

Since 25 August 2017, a massive exodus of over 706,000 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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