December 31, 2013

Angel Corate gave birth to baby Janel on December 16 by Caesarean section. She underwent this lifesaving operation, and she and Janel received ongoing care, at the maternity ward and newborn unit in the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) inflatable hospital in Tacloban. Nine days later, Angel and Janel were discharged on Christmas Day, just in time to celebrate with their family.

December 30, 2013

Throngs of people displaced are seeking shelter in area wholly unprepared to absorb them.

December 24, 2013

After a short lull, clashes have resumed in Bangui, sending nearly 200 wounded patients to MSF facilities in CAR's capital.

December 23, 2013

As fighting continues in South Sudan, MSF emergency teams are treating the injured, donating supplies to health facilities, and providing relief to the displaced.

December 20, 2013

MSF has begun providing assistance to people wounded and displaced by the intense fighting that erupted in South Sudan’s capital city, Juba, this past week.

December 19, 2013

Ten-year-old Ayron Sanchez was the first child to undergo surgery in the inflatable hospital MSF set up in Guiuan following Typhoon Haiyan.

December 17, 2013

MSF is working to provide medical care to the wounded and displaced in several locations as armed clashes shake the city of Bangui, Central African Republic.

December 17, 2013

Tuberculosis (TB) and its drug-resistant forms are a global health threat to which children are particularly vulnerable.

December 13, 2013

An MSF mobile emergency team is providing round-the-clock medical care at Bangui airport, addressing the medical needs of some 40,000 displaced people.

December 12, 2013

When the typhoon struck the Philippines, Norma and her family ran out of their house. That’s probably what saved their lives. While the typhoon’s winds were devastating, it was the wave that followed that caused the most havoc. “The water rose to the height of three men,” Norma says, stretching her arm to illustrate. “We remained clinging to a fallen coconut tree. Our house? Swept away by the waters.” Norma lost her youngest daughter to the typhoon. Despite the tragedy, she still manages a smile.