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June 02, 2015

NAIROBI/NEW YORK—The international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), health authorities, and other partners continue their response to a major cholera outbreak in Kenya that has spread to 10 of the country’s 47 counties. The outbreak, which began in January, has killed 72 people, according to official figures. 

May 28, 2015

NAIROBI/NEW YORK—Increasing violence in northeastern Kenya has forced the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to evacuate several of its employees from the Dadaab refugee camp and to suspend some medical activities there, depriving Somali refugees living there of much-needed care, MSF announced today.

April 03, 2015

In response to the April 2 attack on Garissa University a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) medical team is providing support to the Kenyan Ministry of Health at Garissa Hospital. Currently, MSF is treating survivors of the attack suffering from gunshot and blast wounds, as well as people who sustained cut injuries from shattered glass during their escape.

December 04, 2013

Four in five refugees in the camps at Dadaab do not want to return to Somalia given the current climate of insecurity, finds an MSF assessment.

August 14, 2013

MSF today announced the closure of all its programs in Somalia, the result of extreme attacks on its staff.

April 19, 2013

After weeks of flooding, thousands of people in Kenya's Tana River Delta region are in urgent need of food, shelter, clean drinking water and medical services.

January 10, 2013

NAIROBI, KENYA, JANUARY 11, 2013—The medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is providing psychological and medical support to traumatized survivors of conflict in the Tana Delta region of Kenya's Coast Province.

December 28, 2012

A move to relocate Somali refugees from Kenyan cities to already overcrowded refugee camps nearer the border with Somalia would make an already miserable situation even worse.

December 27, 2012

A year ago today,  Philippe Havet and Andrias Karel Keiluhu were killed while delivering emergency medical assistance in Somalia.

October 02, 2012

MSF calls for the plight of the nearly half a million Somali refugees currently living in Kenya's Dadaab camp to be added to the agenda at the annual meeting of the executive committee of the UNHCR.