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May 06, 2016

In response to a statement by the Kenyan government that it intends to close its camps sheltering hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) issued the following statement from Liesbeth Aelbrecht, MSF head of mission in Kenya:

May 28, 2015

NAIROBI/NEW YORK—Increasing violence in northeastern Kenya has forced the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to evacuate several of its employees from the Dadaab refugee camp and to suspend some medical activities there, depriving Somali refugees living there of much-needed care, MSF announced today.

June 11, 2014

Antoine Foucher, MSF’s head of mission in Ethiopia, describes the multi-layered emergency facing South Sudanese refugees in the country.

April 10, 2014

Tens of thousands of refugees who have fled violence and deprivation in South Sudan and sought refuge in camps in Ethiopia’s Gambella region lack water, food, and sanitation and are suffering from emergency medical conditions.

December 04, 2013

Four in five refugees in the camps at Dadaab do not want to return to Somalia given the current climate of insecurity, finds an MSF assessment.

August 14, 2013

MSF today announced the closure of all its programs in Somalia, the result of extreme attacks on its staff.

May 27, 2013

Government-imposed restrictions on Muslim communities in Rakhine State are preventing tens of thousands of people from accessing health care and other basic services

May 01, 2013

Authorities in Yemen have freed more than a thousand Somali and Ethiopian migrants, many suffering from torture and sexual abuse while forcibly held by human smugglers.

February 27, 2013

Efforts underway at the UN to integrate humanitarian assistance into the international military campaign against opponents of Somalia’s government will further threaten the safe delivery of independent and impartial aid to Somalis.

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