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MSF is delivering emergency medical care to displaced people in strife-plagued eastern DRC, including 5,000 seeking refuge in a stadium near Goma and many more in other setttlements.
Cholera has broken out in northern Niger, in an area now inhabited by large numbers of Malian refugees who fled conflict in their homeland.
MSF teams have initiated an innovative preventive cholera vaccination campaign in and around the refugee camps in Maban County.
Three years after the January 2010 earthquake that battered Haiti, the rebuilding effort continues in fits and starts, especially when it comes to health care.
Two years since the beginning of the epidemic, cholera remains a major threat in Haiti, where little has been done to improve the conditions that enable the continued spread of the disease.
MSF is working with Sierra Leone's Ministry of Health to counter a deadly cholera outbreak in the capital, Freetown.
People displaced by conflict are fleeing Mali en masse—and settling in places already weakened by food insecurity.
Following weeks of no new cases, MSF is set to close an emergency cholera intervention in Somalia's Middle Shabelle region.
With the rainy season now underway in Haiti, MSF has seen an increase in the number of cholera patients.
After a cholera epidemic broke out in Guinea, MSF began a mass vaccination campaign, the first time the organization has done so in Africa.
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