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Thousands have been fleeing to Afghanistan and finding shelter in refugee camps; MSF is working to improve poor sanitation.

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"My daughter is two and a half years old. When she hears the explosions, she vomits and can sometimes spend hours without talking."

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Though treatable, the cholera outbreak in South Sudan is still affecting many who live in areas susceptible to the disease and requires immediate attention.

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Around Shifa hospital, in schools, in neighboring homes or with family members, almost one person in ten have been displaced by the bombing in Gaza.

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As the Ebola outbreak continues to spread, MSF is stepping up its response in the most affected areas.

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MSF in South Kivu, DRC, ended a measles vaccination campaign last week after reaching nearly 38,000 children.

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MSF sent additional staff and resources into Gaza on Thursday to support Gaza City’s al Shifa hospital, but one surgeon was refused entry at the border, reportedly because of a paperwork discrepancy. During a brief lull in the bombing, 28 patients managed to reach MSF’s clinic in Gaza City, more than had been able to access the facility since Israel's current military campaign begin.

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Heavy fighting in central and northern Helmand Province between the Afghan forces and opposition forces has led to an increase in the numbers of war-wounded presenting to the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)-supported Boost Hospital, in Lashkargah. During the most intense phase of the fighting, from June 21 to July 5, MSF medical teams working in the hospital treated 68 patients with injuries related to the clashes.

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Due to the resurgence of violence in Iraq and the ongoing fighting between armed groups and the Iraqi army, hundreds of thousands of people have fled the cities of Mosul, Fallujah and Tikrit in the past month. Most have fled to Iraqi Kurdistan, Al Tameem governorate, or other cities considered relatively safe. Some civilians, however, remain trapped amidst heavy fighting.

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Recent fighting in Amran has driven many residents from the area. In response to their growing slate of medical needs, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has, in coordination with the Executive Unit for Managing IDPs’ Camps, supported 52 families located in Al-Najah school in Sana’a. The primary support was through the distribution of hygiene kits, non-food items, and mattresses; repairing nine bathrooms; providing water; and installing lights to help improve living conditions.

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