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June 20, 2017

KAMPALA, UGANDA/NEW YORK, JUNE 20, 2017—Nearly one million South Sudanese refugees have fled to Uganda to escape the violence in their country, yet the international aid response is failing to meet their basic needs for food and water, raising the risk of a medical emergency, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, ahead of an international summit to raise funds for Uganda's refugee response.

October 28, 2016

More than three weeks after Hurricane Matthew swept over southwestern Haiti, thousands of people are still severely affected, with inadequate shelter, food and drinking water, while some remote communities remain cut off and inaccessible.

July 21, 2014

 

PARIS/NEW YORK—Approximately 10,000 refugee children in a camp in northern Uganda will begin receiving vaccinations against pneumococcal disease, one of the leading causes of death for children living in refugee camps, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Mèdecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today.

March 12, 2013



Haiti 2012 © Emilie Régnier

A young cholera patient at an MSF facility.

July 31, 2012

MSF is helping to fight an outbreak of Ebola virus in western Uganda. 

May 08, 2012

Cholera cases are on the rise in Haiti following the onset of the rainy season, and the country is not adequately prepared to combat the deadly disease. 

April 09, 2012

MSF announced the opening of a new emergency surgical center in the Tabarre neighborhood of Port-au-Prince that will provide trauma, orthopedic, and visceral surgical services.

October 20, 2011

A year since the onset of the cholera epidemic, healthcare services and measures to prevent its spread remain inadequate.

June 03, 2011

A sharp increase in cases in Port-au-Prince and outbreaks reported elsewhere in the country demonstrate that Haiti's cholera epidmemic is far from over.

January 10, 2011

One year after a devastating earthquake, Haitians continue to endure appalling living conditions amid a nationwide cholera outbreak, despite the largest humanitarian aid deployment in the world.

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