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New Balkan migration route through Bosnia
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Push-backs, violence and inadequate conditions at the Balkan route’s new frontier

As the stream of people arriving in Bosnia and Herzegovina rises, basic humanitarian conditions in the two largest points of congregation along the border remain alarmingly inadequate. Project Update - 17 Aug 2018
Rohingya in Bangladesh: Lives on Hold
Rohingya refugee crisis

Crisis update – August 2018

August 2018 update on activities in Cox's Bazar district, Bangladesh, providing care for Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar. Crisis Update - 16 Aug 2018

First-class surgery for all in Tabarre hospital

Since 2012, 60,000 Haitians from all walks of life have benefited from free, first-class surgical trauma care through MSF’s Nap Kenbé hospital in the Tabarre neighbourhood of Port-au-Prince. Project Update - 15 Aug 2018
Emergency nutrition program in N’Djamena

Treating severely malnourished children in N’Djamena

Urgent action is needed to increase inpatient capacity and provide early treatment in outpatient facilities. In partnership with Chadian health authorities, MSF has opened an inpatient facility and admitted over 100 children within a fortnight. Project Update - 10 Aug 2018
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Stop arbitrary detention of refugees and migrants disembarked in Libya

MSF calls for an end to the arbitrary detention of refugees and migrants after a dramatic increase in the number of people intercepted by the EU-supported Libyan coastguard and disembarked in Libya. Statement - 25 Jul 2018
Taiz, Yemen

“In Taiz, people are still hopeful for a stronger future.”

MSF project coordinator Arunn Jegan describes the reality of life on both sides of the frontline in Taiz, the third largest city in Yemen, and the significant medical needs – from emergency trauma surgery to paediatric and maternal healthcare. Interview - 23 Jul 2018
multi-antigenes vaccination campaign in CAR
Central African Republic

Protecting as many children as possible in an emergency context

MSF and the Ministry of Health complete a two-year multi-antigen mass vaccination campaign targeting about a quarter of all children under five in the Central African Republic. Project Update - 20 Jul 2018
Guinea-Bissau. New healthcare project for children in Bafata

Medical knowledge that outlasts MSF project

Interview with Erling Larsson, a Swedish doctor who has recently returned from Guinea-Bissau. Voices from the Field - 18 Jun 2018
Idlib, a crowded IDP camp

In dust and despair, displaced Syrians wait

More than half of Idlib’s population of roughly two million people are displaced. The arrival of 80,000 more people in the last two months from east Ghouta, rural Damascus and north Homs is further stretching the ability of local residents and humanitarian organisations to address their needs. Project Update - 8 Jun 2018
Innovations to save lives in north-east Nigeria

Crisis update: Borno and Yobe states - June 2018

Nine years of conflict between the Nigerian military and armed groups in northeast Nigeria has taken a heavy toll on the population with serious humanitarian consequences. Crisis Update - 5 Jun 2018
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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