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September 22, 2014

Just a few weeks after opening, MSF’s maternity unit in Domiz refugee camp, in northern Iraqi Kurdistan, is already crowded with Syrian women.

September 15, 2014

For 50 days, health staff and patients at Gaza’s Al Shifa hospital, where Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been providing support, lived and worked in a cycle of fighting, ceasefire, and renewed fighting.

August 29, 2014

Women and children are extremely vulnerable to sexual violence during times of conflict. Rape is frequently used by armed groups as a weapon of war, and in places where law and order have crumbled, vulnerable people simply have no recourse, leaving attackers to act with impunity. Such is the case in Central African Republic (CAR), where the brutal fighting continues.

August 28, 2014

To try to meet the needs, MSF is training staff before they fly out to various projects, as there is little time for training once they arrive.

July 31, 2014

Israel's ongoing military operations in Gaza were preceded by several weeks of raids and arrests by Israeli forces in the West Bank in response to the abduction and killing of three Israeli teenagers. And though Gaza is the center of attention at present, for obvious reasons, the raids are ongoing in the West Bank as well.

July 14, 2014

Before the conflict, MSF would have around 200 children in its ambulatory therapeutic feeding center at any one time. Now staff is seeing 1,800.

June 19, 2014

In Carnot, around 900 displaced Muslim people are staying at a Catholic Church in crowded and unsanitary conditions.

June 16, 2014

The cholera outbreak in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, continues to spread. As of late May, 733 cholera cases had been officially reported.

June 16, 2014

In Port-au-Prince, MSF teams are running trauma surgery and burn treatment services in Drouillard neighborhood; surgical and orthopedic care in Nap Kembe hospital in Tabarre; a stabilization center in Martissant neighborhood, and an emergency obstetrics program in Delmas 33.

June 16, 2014
Dr. Rockefeller Critical to Launch of Medical Humanitarian Organization in the United States
 
Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) was deeply saddened to learn of the tragic death of Richard Rockefeller, Ed.M., M.D., who died on June 13, 2014, when the single-engine plane that he was piloting crashed outside of Westchester County Airport, and extends its deepest sympathies and condolences to his family. 
 

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