September 03, 2015

On September 2, the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) boats Dignity I and Bourbon Argos—together with the MY Phoenix, operated jointly with the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS)—rescued 1,658 people, making it MSF’s busiest day on the Mediterranean Sea since operations began in May. In six separate rescue operations, the three search and rescue vessels brought on board people primarily from Eritrea, Nigeria, and Somalia, including 547 women and 199 children, toddlers and babies among them.

August 20, 2015

Over the past 100 days, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has contributed significant resources to saving lives on the Mediterranean Sea, rescuing 11,482 people at risk of drowning through its search and rescue operations onboard the ships Bourbon Argos, Dignity I and MY Phoenix (the latter operated in partnership with the Migrant Offshore Aid Station [MOAS]).

April 17, 2015

A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) team is offering medical assistance to 301 migrants and refugees who arrived this morning at the first reception center in Pozzallo, Sicily.  They are the latest group of arrivals.

July 18, 2013

It is with great relief that MSF confirms that Montserrat Serra and Blanca Thiebaut, abducted from the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya on October 13, 2011, have been released.

November 20, 2012

An MSF assessment finds alarming malnutrition rates in many parts of the country, including the outskirts of Mogadishu.

October 09, 2012

MSF continues to fully support the families of Blanca Thiebaut and Montserrat Serra, two MSF employees who were abducted from Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp while working to help Somali refugees in need.

July 09, 2012

MSF is responding to increased cases of acute watery diarrhea among children and adults in the city of Kismayo in southern Somalia.

June 06, 2012

Giving birth in Somalia is incredibly dangerous, but it's made slightly less so by the huge efforts of MSF’s Somali staff. 

May 24, 2012

In May 2012, after successfully coping with a humanitarian crisis, MSF handed over its project in Hiloweyn refugee camp to an Ethiopian refugee agency.

May 17, 2012

Following weeks of no new cases, MSF is set to close an emergency cholera intervention in Somalia's Middle Shabelle region.