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March 08, 2001

Maputo, March 9, 2001 — Recent floods in Mozambique have polluted water sources, raising concerns about the threat of epidemics such as cholera, malaria, and measles.

March 05, 2001

MSF Welcomes Judge's Decision to Accept Amicus Brief

February 07, 2001

Amsterdam, February 8, 2001 — At a press conference held in Moscow today, released aid worker Kenneth Gluck, head of mission for the North Caucasus operations of the international medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), related details of his kidnapping, captivity, and release. Gluck, 39, was abducted by armed individuals while traveling in an unarmed humanitarian convoy near the village of Starye Atagi in Chechnya on January 9.

February 06, 2001

MSF Challenges Pharmaceutical Industry to Match Generic Prices

February 03, 2001

Amsterdam, February 4, 2001 — This afternoon Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) received confirmation that its aid worker Kenneth Gluck, who had been abducted on January 9, 2001, in Chechnya, was released yesterday and is safe.

In a short telephone discussion this afternoon Mr. Gluck confirmed his release. He is now under safe protection of the competent Russian authorities.

The priority for MSF is now to work on a safe return of Mr. Gluck.


February 01, 2001

MSF Calls for General Food Distribution by WFP for Affected Populations

January 28, 2001

New York/Amsterdam, 29 January 2001 — The international medical relief organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), is dispatching a specialized ten-person medical team and 40 tons of relief supplies to the Indian state of Gujarat. The team and supplies will be flown directly to Ahmedebad, leaving tonight from the Belgian airfield Ostend. The medical team will then continue to the Kutch region of Gujarat, which was heavily hit by last Friday's earthquake.

January 18, 2001

Humanitarian Aid Lacking for Refugees Fleeing Repeated Attacks on Camps

Kissidougou/Brussels, January 19, 2001 — The international humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has witnessed a dangerous decrease in the stability and security of the region of Guekedou in Guinea, which currently hosts around 250,000 Sierra Leonean and Liberian refugees. MSF urges the UNHCR and Guinean authorities to immediately relocate these refugees to safer areas.