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January 05, 2016

After eight months at sea, 20,129 people rescued, and more than 120 separate search-and-rescue operations, the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) search and rescue ship Bourbon Argos returned to port for the last time in 2015 on December 30. As winter conditions have reduced the number of people crossing the central Mediterranean, MSF has gauged that there are currently enough assets to deal with existing needs during the winter season.

May 22, 2013

Some 10,000 displaced Syrians now live in a transit camp near the border with Turkey, more than double the number that were there at the beginning of 2013.

January 26, 2012

Three months after two earthquakes hit Van province, MSF is helping survivors cope through a mental health program.

November 09, 2011

In the wake of the October 23 earthquake in southeastern Turkey, MSF has been working with local organizations to distribute winterized tents and cooking kits in the most affected cities.

October 28, 2011

In collaboration with Turkish NGOs, MSF will distribute winterized tents, blankets, and cooking sets to around 10,000 people.