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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August 25, 2016

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN/NEW YORK, AUGUST 25, 2016 — Thousands of people in desperate need are unable to access medical and humanitarian assistance due to ongoing fighting in South Sudan, the medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warned today, calling on all parties to ensure the free movement of civilians and access for humanitarian organizations.

August 24, 2016

On August 26, 2016, ABC’s 20/20 will broadcast an hour-long episode documenting the extraordinary life of Kayla Mueller and the circumstances that led to her death. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) wishes to reiterate our deepest sympathy to Kayla’s family and friends. Her death was a terrible and tragic loss. She was dedicated to helping people suffering in crisis, the kinds of people MSF staff dedicate themselves to helping every day in nearly 70 countries around the world.

August 23, 2016

Foreign Correspondent's Middle East correspondent, Sophie McNeill, travels to Yemen to report on a war that has now claimed more than 6500 lives, many of them children, in just 17 months. View external media.

August 22, 2016

David Kuwayama, a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) surgeon, shares a particularly memorable experience from his time at MSF's hospital in Betou, Congo

About 2 o’clock in the morning I hear a knock on the door. It’s the night guard from our hospital. He tells me there is a pregnant woman in trouble, and I’m needed at the hospital right away.

August 18, 2016

INDISCRIMINATE BOMBINGS AND UNRELIABLE REASSURANCES FROM SAUDI-LED COALITION FORCE WITHDRAWAL OF STAFF

August 16, 2016

Alice Maitland has just returned home from her third assignment with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), where she supervised the emergency room at MSF's project in Bentiu, South Sudan. View external media. 

August 16, 2016

Amidst an ongoing yellow fever epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is mobilizing considerable resources to support the Congolese authorities in a massive vaccination campaign against the disease. The plan is to vaccinate 10.5 million people over the next ten days.

August 16, 2016

Three more patients wounded in yesterday’s airstrike on a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in northwestern Yemen died last night, raising the death toll to 14 people, the organization said today. [Aug. 17 update: the death toll now stands at 19; more information to come.]

As reported yesterday, one MSF staff member died of injuries in the blast, Abdul Kareem al Hakeemi.

August 15, 2016

BARCELONA/NEW YORK, AUGUST 15, 2016 — A hospital supported by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in northwestern Yemen was hit by an airstrike today, killing at least 11 people and injuring at least 19.

The attack on Abs Hospital, in Yemen’s Hajjah governorate, occurred at 3:45 pm local time and immediately killed nine people, including an MSF staff member. Two more patients died while being transferred to Al Jamhouri hospital. Five patients remain hospitalized.

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