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Rohingya camp expansion
Rohingya refugee crisis

Crisis update – May 2018

May 2018 update on activities in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, providing care for Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar. Crisis Update - 23 May 2018
Construction site of the MSF hospital.

The hospital on the hill providing care to Rohingya refugees

MSF has opened a new hospital in the heart of vast Kutupalong-Balukhali camp, which provides refuge to some 700,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Not hard to find, as it is on one of the many hills that form the landscape of Cox’s Bazar, its name says it all: ‘The hospital on the hill’. It is the third MSF facility opened in the district of Cox’s Bazar since the end of March. Project Update - 16 Apr 2018
Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Community
Rohingya refugee crisis

Crisis update - March 2018

More than six months into the beginning of the latest Rohingya exodus, people continue to flee from Myanmar into Bangladesh fearing for their lives and seeking safety. A total of 3,236 refugees are reported to have entered Bangladesh in February alone. Crisis Update - 15 Mar 2018
Mosul Healthcare

Crisis update – September 2017

The battle for Mosul has taken a staggering toll on the people of Iraq’s second largest city. Health needs are shifting from war injuries to medical cases and long-term rehabilitation care. Crisis Update - 21 Sep 2017
North Syria, Jan 2017

Describing the toll of war on health in absentia

"In war-torn Syria, patients are besieged and in inaccessible areas. True numbers are unknown but those we do see paint a picture so bleak that the size and scale of an emergency health response seem unimaginable." Journal article - 3 Apr 2017
Internally displaced People form Taiz Enclave Yemen

“Word had spread that I was a doctor, and people came to me for help all the time”

"There was very little I could do for them. I was able to buy some antibiotics, but I couldn't get hold of things like insulin or asthma medication". Voices from the Field - 30 Jan 2017
East Aleppo

Crisis update — 28 November 2016

After five and a half years of intense conflict, the situation in Syria keeps deteriorating, with ever-increasing unmet needs and suffering. Crisis Update - 29 Nov 2016
MSF Press Release: Syrian Refugees Stranded in the "Berm" Jordan/Syria Border

Voices from the Berm

Voices from the Field - 30 Jun 2016
Cholera intervention in South Kivu
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

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