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January 22, 2016

A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Greenpeace rescue team responded to a sinking rigid inflatable boat carrying 45 Afghan refugees crossing from Turkey to the north shore of Lesvos, Greece. On arrival to the scene the poor quality inflatable was taking on water. "We need to realize that this is not going to stop."

December 21, 2015

A look at some of the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) activities this month.

December 21, 2015

Volunteers in northern France have stepped up to help fill the void in assistance for refugees arriving from Africa and elsewhere.

December 21, 2015

Amber Alayyan, a doctor working with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) describes the similarities and contrasts between the refugees she met while working in Greece.

December 21, 2015

In Calais, France, visiting volunteers like Tracey and Tamar are helping refugees who arrive there after fleeing conflict in their home countries.

December 21, 2015

In northern France, local and visiting volunteers are helping refugees who arrive there after fleeing conflict in their home countries.

December 21, 2015

"There's no difference between the people living here and the people at home. That's what is so surprising when you arrive..."

December 21, 2015

"I never imagined that one day I would be living in a tent like this. I had a good life in Syria."

December 21, 2015

Ahmad fled Syria and crossed the sea to reach Europe. "I will not forget those four hours [on the boat]. It was like dying."

December 21, 2015

Many of the refugees arriving on the Greek island of Samos are children.

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