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NEW YORK/BRUSSELS—Bringing the spreading Ebola epidemic under control in West Africa will require a massive deployment of resources by regional governments and aid agencies, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, warning that it has reached the limit of what it can do to fight the deadly outbreak.

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Ivory Coast is experiencing a new spiral of violence that is endangering populations’ access to medical care.

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MSF expresses concern over the deteriorating situation in the Ivory Coast and the border region with Liberia, and seeks to assist refugees and internally displaced people fleeing escalating violence.

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After 20 years, MSF handed over the two hospitals it has been running in Liberia to the country's Ministry of Health and Social Welfare.

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MSF addresses UN Security Council on urgent humanitarian needs

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Monrovia, August 20, 2003 - Fighting in Bong County, northeast of Monrovia, is threatening the safety of 60,000 displaced Liberians living in the Maimu, Totota, and Salala camps just 45 kilometers from the frontline.

"Displaced Liberians in Bong county have already been forced to flee as many as four times in the past two years alone, and now, when their health situation is especially dire, their safety is under threat again," says Pierre Mendiharat, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) head of mission in Liberia.

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Monrovia, August 1, 2003 - Hundreds of thousands of civilians are still besieged in the Liberian capital of Monrovia. Over the past two weeks, teams from the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have treated 400 war wounded. In Samuel Doe stadium, where 40,000 people have sought shelter, MSF teams are carrying out over 250 consultations a day. In an attempt to continue addressing these needs, two charter planes of humanitarian aid arrived in Monrovia today.

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MSF Urges Warring Parties to Stop Targeting Civilians and Medical Facilities

Monrovia, 25 July 2003 - This morning shells landed in Monrovia's "Mamba Point" neighborhood, where the international medical humanitarian organization Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has been running two hospitals since the city's public hospital was forced to close a month ago. One shell exploded only ten meters from the gates of the hospital compounds. The MSF teams have already received more than 50 wounded and 11 dead.

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MSF Treating War Wounded Civilians; One Staff Member Killed

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Monrovia, Liberia, June 27, 2003 - The few health facilities still functioning in Monrovia are stretched to their limits. The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has transformed two of its compounds in the Mamba Point area of the Liberian capital into emergency hospitals with outpatient and inpatient facilities. The vast majority of people they receive are civilians who arrive with wounds from stray bullets and mortars.

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