Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in more than 60 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

November 29, 2011

In the aftermath strong earthquakes in eastern Turkey MSF is extending its activities in the region and will begin providing mental health services.

November 09, 2011

In the wake of the October 23 earthquake in southeastern Turkey, MSF has been working with local organizations to distribute winterized tents and cooking kits in the most affected cities.

October 31, 2011

Following torrential rains in Guatemala and Honduras, MSF has been providing relief items and medical consultations to displaced people.

October 28, 2011

In collaboration with Turkish NGOs, MSF will distribute winterized tents, blankets, and cooking sets to around 10,000 people. 

October 06, 2011

MSF has been providing basic health care and distributing relief item to families displaced by severe flooding in the southern province of Sindh.

July 22, 2011

MSF urges all parties in Somalia, neighboring countries, and the international community to improve assistance to the Somali population in the region and remove hurdles preventing the expansion of independent aid in Somalia. 

July 21, 2011

"What is new is that people are now fleeing the rural areas simply because they have no more food to eat.”

June 29, 2011

Stories include: MSF teams treating wounded people in Misrata, Libya; the need for mental healthcare to survivors of Japan's tsunami; the new treatment target set by the United Nations to reach 15 million people living with HIV by 2015; and amendments to French law that suspend the ability of foreigners to get a temporary right of residence, which could create a public health risk.  

June 14, 2011

MSF has about 250 international staff and 3,000 Haitian staff currently working in Haiti. The organization spent around US$150 million in Haiti in 2010 and plans to spend US$70 million in 2011.

June 13, 2011

MSF will assist the construction of two temporary clinics in the tsunami-afflicted Miyagi and Iwate prefectures. 

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