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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
 
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
 
Rohingya New arrivals
Rohingya refugee crisis

“We don’t have anywhere else to go”

Having fled indescribable violence in Myanmar, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh must now contend with new dangers: precarious living conditions, the upcoming rainy season and fears for personal safety after dark. Voices from the Field - 15 Mar 2018
 
MSF Hurricane Matthew Response in Haiti
Haiti

Crisis Info 1 - Hurricane Matthew, October 2016

Crisis Update - 21 Oct 2016
 
Colombia

Malaria caused by the falciparum parasite spreading throughout country

By Ana Zaratiegui, MSF’s head of medical operations in in Latin America Project Update - 15 Aug 2016
 
MSF Yellow Fever Vaccination in DRC
Angola

MSF teams help curb yellow fever

Project Update - 31 May 2016
 
Seeking malaria treatment around Aweil, South Sudan
Disease prevention

Five epidemics to watch

Five diseases with the potential to become epidemics in 2016 are being highlighted by MSF. “We know that thousands of lives will be at risk in the year to come. Press Release - 25 Jan 2016
 
Cyclones Hit The Southeast Coast of Yemen
Yemen

MSF provides help to people affected by the cyclones in the province of Hadramaut

Two cyclones in one week hit the southeast coast of Yemen early November and did major damage. Hundreds of families have lost their homes in the provinces of Hadramaut. In Moukalla, the main city of the governorate, small houses have not withstood the tornado, torrents of water spilled into the city and destroyed bridges and infrastructures. Project Update - 1 Dec 2015
 
District Headquarter Hospital
Pakistan

Earthquake response – after initial influxes of injured, MSF assessing further needs

Following the 26 October earthquake that rocked parts of Pakistan and Afghanistan, MSF's medical projects in north western Pakistan were faced with an initial influx of seriously wounded. After treating the injured, the next priority is to assess the needs and identify if there are any urgent follow-up requirements. Crisis Update - 28 Oct 2015
 
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Flood victims vulnerable to dengue fever

“This is peak dengue season and we need to remain vigilant after the floods to prevent further spread,” says Liesbeth Aelbrecht, MSF Myanmar Country Director. “We will focus on helping treat the disease as well as training Ministry of Health staff and volunteers on how to fumigate potential breeding sites and to spread messages to communities about dengue prevention.” Project Update - 17 Aug 2015
Cholera intervention in South Kivu
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

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