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October 13, 2016

October 2016 marks 25 years of the existence of the Dadaab camps in north-eastern Kenya. Established in 1991 when conflicts in neighboring Ethiopia, Sudan and Somalia forced thousands to flee to Kenya, the camps have swelled to far more than their capacity over the last quarter of a century. Today, 277,000 people—the majority Somalis—call Dadaab home. Consisting of five camps, it is still today the world’s largest refugee camp complex.

July 07, 2016

MSF head of mission Jason Mills describes working in a transit camp for Syrian refugees in Akcakale, Turkey.

June 27, 2016

In less than 36 hours, MSF teams on the Mediterranean rescued more than 2,000 people from 15 boats.

May 31, 2016

Surgeon Samer Attar describes the challenges of treating wounded Syrian refugees with MSF in Ramtha, Jordan, and also with Syrian doctors inside Aleppo.

April 05, 2016

Greek authorities have turned the "hotspot" registration areas into detention centers on Samos. Volunteers react to the EU-Turkey deal aimed at stemming the flow of asylum seekers in Europe.

April 05, 2016

Omer from Pakistan gives a terrible account of how refugees are treated in Turkey and how now he has been held in a detention center on Samos, Greece.

March 01, 2016

While the rubbish dump in Lesbos serves as a powerful reminder of the more than one million men, women, and children who were forced to risk their lives at sea in 2015 and the 70,000 plus who have risked it so far in 2016, it does not include the jackets of those who didn't make it.

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.

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