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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.

March 07, 2012

Measles is sweeping unchecked through parts of southern Somalia, where MSF is still waiting for permission from authorities to conduct a vaccination campaign.

November 11, 2011

A measles epidemic is spreading. The lack of infrastructure and services is worsening the population’s vulnerability. And civilians have endured new military offensives.

October 20, 2011

After heavy fighting erupted on October 20 in Daynile, on the outskirts of Mogadishu, MSF was forced to suspend its measles vaccination campaign in the area.

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