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Ocean Viking First Rescue - August 9
Mediterranean migration

On board the Ocean Viking: “We feel humbled by their courage”

Medical team leader Stefanie describes the physical – and above all psychological – wounds MSF is treating among the 356 people on board the Ocean Viking Voices from the Field - 19 Aug 2019
 
Measles vaccination in Mai-Ndombe Province
Democratic Republic of Congo

A deadly measles outbreak is spreading like wildfire

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is experiencing its deadliest measles epidemic since 2011-2012. Without the necessary assistance, it is only getting worse. Project Update - 16 Aug 2019
 
MSF Moreh Clinic
Tuberculosis

Promising new tuberculosis drug pretomanid approved, but will it be affordable?

Pretomanid – the third new tuberculosis (TB) drug to be approved in over half a century – could be a lifesaver for people with extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB), but it must be affordable to make a real difference. Press Release - 15 Aug 2019
 
Humanitarian and medical needs of Venezuelan migrants and asylum seekers in Roraima state, Brazil
Brazil

The struggle of Venezuelan migrants and asylum seekers in northern Brazil

Thousands of people who have fled crisis-ridden Venezuela are now living in precarious conditions and struggle to find proper medical care in the Brazilian state of Roraima. Project Update - 14 Aug 2019
 
Ocean Viking First Rescue - August 9
Mediterranean migration

Place of safety needed for 356 people rescued in Central Mediterranean

With 356 vulnerable men, women and children on board the Ocean Viking, MSF and SOS MEDITERRANEE are calling for a place of safety that meets the requirements of international law. Press Release - 13 Aug 2019
 
Fori therapeutic feeding centre, Maiduguri
Nigeria

Children in displacement camps need immediate protection

Severine Courtiol Eguiluz, MSF advocacy manager in Nigeria, talks about the urgent needs of displaced people, especially children who have lived most of their lives in the protracted conflict that broke out in northeast Nigeria a decade ago. Voices from the Field - 13 Aug 2019
 
IDP camp in Maiduguri, Borno state
Nigeria

Crisis Info: Borno and Yobe states, August 2019

Read the latest update on the crisis unfolding in northeast Nigeria after a decade of conflict and MSF’s response. Crisis Update - 13 Aug 2019
 
IDP camp in Maiduguri, Borno state
Nigeria

Ten years and counting: Needs in northeast Nigeria remain dire after a decade of conflict

The decade-long conflict in northeast Nigeria is far from over and hundreds of thousands of people remain entirely dependent on humanitarian aid for survival. Project Update - 12 Aug 2019
 
A doctor tends to a patient in Aden, Yemen, 1 August 2019.
Yemen

Hospital in Aden overwhelmed by wounded in intense fighting

In less than 24 hours, Médecins Sans Frontières has treated 119 people in its hospital in Aden, Yemen, and the wounded continue to pour in. Press Release - 10 Aug 2019
 
MSF staff providing treatment
Niger

MSF teams forced to leave Maïné Soroa after two years

After two years working in Maïné Soroa, in Diffa region, northeastern Niger, teams have been forced to leave after a number of security incidents. Head of Mission, Abdoul-Aziz O. Mohammed, explains more. Interview - 9 Aug 2019
World Malaria Day 2018 in DRC
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