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.

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July 29, 2013

MSF head of mission Johanne Sekkenes describes the humanitarian situation in Mali, where continuing conflict has made access to health care a major problem.

July 25, 2013

MSF teams that have been working among 75,000 Malian refugees at the Mbéra camp in Mauritania since February 2012 are now scaling up their medical activities.

April 18, 2013

Malian refugees began arriving in Mauritania in February 2012; today, almost 70,000 people are living in Mbera camp alone. There, they are far from the conflict, but living conditions are difficult and many children are becoming malnourished. Though the camp is far from the conflict, living conditions here are precarious. Since the start of the year, the number of malnourished children has more than doubled. Close to 170,000 refugees now live in the countries bordering Mali. They hear the stories of the continuing violence back in Mali. They will not return home any time soon.

April 12, 2013

MSF's Henry Gray explains how Malian refugees are suffering from hunger after fleeing to Mbera camp in Mauritania.

April 12, 2013

Conflict in Mali has driven nearly 70,000 refugees to Mbera camp in the Mauritanian desert, where appalling conditions and inadequate assistance are leading to severe malnutrition and deaths from preventable diseases.

April 11, 2013

Since the start of the conflict in Mali in January 2012, hundreds of thousands of people have fled to other locations inside the country or to neighboring countries.

March 12, 2013

Despite appearances of relative calm in Mali, the emergency is not over in the country’s northern reaches.

February 13, 2013

The February 2013 Month In Focus features brief reports on the following Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) activities: aid imbalances in Syria; assistance for Syrian refugees in Lebanon; tending to victims of the conflict in Mali; measles epidemic in northeastern regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo; battling sleeping sickness in South Sudan; and improving access to healthcare in Afghanistan.

February 12, 2013

Conflict in northern Mali is still forcing large numbers of people to flee their homeland, but the conditions in the camps where they are settling are themselves leading to disease and suffering.

January 24, 2013

  Rosa Crestani describes MSF's efforts to help Malians affected by recent armed conflict. Thousands have fled in recent days to Mauritania.

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