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1999 Nobel Peace Prize Money Goes to Research for Treating Diseases of the Poor

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Exhibit Raises Awareness of Plight of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons Worldwide

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New York/Brussels, 8 September 2000 — The international medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling on the international community to act immediately in the province of Takhar, northern Afghanistan, where fighting has displaced thousands of people. According to Doctors Without Borders team members working in the area, at least 60,000 people have fled their homes after the Taleban launched a new offensive against General Masood of the Northern Alliance at the end of July.

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New York/Paris, 2 August 2000 — Following the bombing of the village of Akuem in southern Sudan by governmental forces, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been forced to suspend its activities in this area (north of Bahr el Ghazal). The center of Akuem consists of approximately 100 residences and a dispensary around an airstrip.

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International Medical Aid Organization Calls for Immediate Release

Bogota, 28 July 2000 — A volunteer working in Colombia with the international medical aid organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) was abducted last Tuesday, 25 July, in the Department of Choco. The volunteer, a French citizen, was working as a laboratory assistant for a humanitarian aid project operated by MSF in the municipality of Tado (Department of Choco).

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Displacement and Rural Insecurity Increasing

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