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Ebola response in Mangina
DRC Ebola outbreaks

Crisis update - April 2019

On 1 August 2018, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak of Ebola in the northeastern North Kivu province, now the country's largest-ever outbreak of the disease. Crisis Update - 18 Apr 2019
 
Nutritional crisis in southern Ethiopia
Ethiopia

Alarming rates of malnutrition among displaced people in southern Ethiopia

Alarming rates of malnutrition among children and pregnant women in displaced people’s camps in southern Ethiopia have forced MSF to launch an emergency response. Press Release - 17 Apr 2019
 
المهاجرون محتجزون في طرابلس
Libya

Detained refugees trapped, Libyan families flee, as fighting worsens in Tripoli

The worsening fighting in Tripoli continues, forcing thousands of Libyans to flee and trapping refugees and migrants in detention centres. MSF teams are on the ground, providing healthcare and emergency food and water. Project Update - 17 Apr 2019
 
Emergency mobile clinic outside Beira, Mozambique
Cyclone Idai & Southern Africa flooding

MSF emergency response to Cyclone Idai and flooding

Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe have been severely damaged by heavy rains, flooding and Cyclone Idai, which hit Beira, central Mozambique on 14 March. Our teams are on the ground in all three countries. Crisis Update - 17 Apr 2019
 
Medical care to Venezuelan migrants in Colombia
Colombia

Assisting Venezuelan migrants in Colombia

The crisis in Venezuela has forced a million Venezuelans to flee to Colombia, where the healthcare system is struggling to cope with the new arrivals. MSF is providing healthcare to Venezuelans and Colombians living in the departments along the border. Project Update - 17 Apr 2019
 
Still enormous humanitarian needs in South Sudan
South Sudan

There’s a lot to be done to address the uncountable health needs

Africa's newest country, South Sudan, is still feeling the effects from violence since 2013, including a decimated health system where there are few local medical staff and people can walk up to 7 days to a hospital, explains Endashaw Mengistu. Voices from the Field - 16 Apr 2019
 
Emergency response in Nhamatanda district
Cyclone Idai & Southern Africa flooding

From emergency to recovery: Mozambique one month after Cyclone Idai

One month since Cyclone Idai tore through Beira and surrounding towns in Mozambique, life is starting to return to normal in many areas - but thousands still face challenges with clean water, food, shelter and avoiding cholera. Project Update - 12 Apr 2019
 
Pneumonia vaccination - Greek islands
Access to medicines

Humanitarian mechanism for vaccines used for first time in Europe to counter high prices

MSF has used a new humanitarian mechanism for vaccines to provide affordable pneumonia vaccinations to refugee children in Greece, to protect them against deadly pneumonia . Press Release - 12 Apr 2019
 
Condemned to drown at sea or be locked up in Libya
Libya

Trapped refugees must be released and granted safety from Tripoli fighting

Fighting that has broken out in Tripoli, Libya, over the last week, has trapped and further endangered the lives of refugees and migrants who are being held in detention centres. We call for their immediate release to a place of safety. Project Update - 11 Apr 2019
World Malaria Day 2018 in DRC
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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