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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.

January 14, 2001

Third Annual Listing Emphasizes Unremitting Violence Against Civilians in Chechnya, Angola, Colombia, Indonesia

January 15, 2001 — Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today issued its third annual list of the most underreported humanitarian stories of the year. The organization compiled the list to call attention to human crises that were largely ignored by the U.S. press during 2000.

January 11, 2001

Kenneth Gluck Medically at Risk

Amsterdam/New York, January 12, 2001 — Today, the international medical aid organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), together with the family and friends of abducted MSF coordinator Kenneth Gluck, expressed their extreme concern for his fate and urged his captors to release him.

January 09, 2001

Amsterdam, January 10, 2001 — In an attack on a humanitarian convoy in Chechnya yesterday, a relief worker for the international organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), was taken by armed men.

January 09, 2001

New York/Amsterdam, January 10, 2001 — The international humanitarian aid organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) strongly condemns the attack on a humanitarian convoy and the capture of an MSF relief worker in Chechnya yesterday. Kenny Gluck, a US citizen, was taken by unidentified armed individuals yesterday afternoon while traveling in a clearly marked humanitarian convoy in western Chechnya. Other members of the relief convoy managed to get away. MSF demands the immediate release of Mr. Gluck unharmed.

December 18, 2000

Herat/New York, 19 December 2000 — The international medical aid organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warns of a severe deterioration in the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan. In view of the proposed additional UN sanctions, UN agencies withdrew their international staff, bringing their vital relief operations almost to a standstill.

December 17, 2000

Millions in Danger of Contracting Disease