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November 18, 2015

BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI—The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) treated 60 injured people at its trauma center on Monday after grenades exploded in several Bujumbura neighborhoods. 

The MSF team launched a mass casualty plan on Monday morning to treat the rapid influx of wounded, triaging to treat the most serious cases first.

"We opened a second operating room and performed five emergency surgeries in the hours that followed," said Richard Veerman, MSF program manager.

September 11, 2015

Makeshift hospitals near Damascus overwhelmed by mass casualities; 2 million people now under siege

September 08, 2015

AMMAN, JORDAN—Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) officially opened a newly upgraded reconstructive surgery hospital today in Amman to provide improved treatment to war-wounded patients from across the region.

June 05, 2015

BRUSSELS/NEW YORK—Three missiles struck a town in Idlib Governorate, Syria, yesterday afternoon causing mass casualties and carnage, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today.

A local MSF-supported field hospital received an influx of 130 wounded people. As violence continues unabated in Syria, MSF calls for a massive increase of emergency assistance to Syrian medics working on the front lines.

May 22, 2015

Juba/Nairobi, May 22, 2015:

Escalating fighting in South Sudan is exposing civilans to widespread violence and severely restricting the provision of desperately needed aid, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today.

An upsurge of violence in Unity, Jonglei and Upper Nile states has resulted in the suspension of medical services, destruction of health structures and evacuation of medical staff.

February 01, 2013

MSF treated 55 wounded patients in Hangu following the February 1 bombing in the town's market.

January 10, 2013

In the north of Syria's Idlib Province, civilians are terrorized by a strategy of intense and indiscriminate bombing and the wounded face few options for emergency medical care.

May 13, 2012

Wounded people and medical workers remain targeted and threatened in parts of Syria, preventing people from receiving life-saving emergency medical care.

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 17, 2011

With conflict ongoing in northern Afghanistan, MSF opened a 55-bed surgical hospital in Kunduz Province, the only trauma center of its kind in this part of the country.