MSF frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in roughly 70 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

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The people in east Democratic Republic of Congo have lived in the grip of an emergency for twenty years. Around three million people have been forced out of their homes.

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Twenty years ago, the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) team in Kigali saw the town descend into violence. These were the first days of what would go on to become known as genocide. Throughout their stay, the organization's humanitarian principles were often violated by the perpetrators of the genocide. This lead to the startling realization of the limits of humanitarian action. For the first and only time in its history, MSF made a public demand for armed intervention, pointing out a very simple truth: doctors can't stop genocide.

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Every year sees 60,000 more Cambodians infected with tuberculosis. The high prevalence of TB in Cambodia is pushing MSF to innovate.

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MSF teams are facing an unprecedented phenomenon with an outbreak of Ebola now hitting several areas from the southeast of the country to capital city Conakry.

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Two years ago, MSF staff in Carnot, Central African Republic (CAR), were treating patients for diarrhea and respiratory infections, and malaria was killing 35 children every day. Today, the situation is even worse. CAR is now in the midst of a brutal conflict with dire consequences for the population.

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The MSF team was forced to suspend medical activities at the Malakal Teaching Hospital after it was attacked. When the team returned five days later, they found a horrifying scene.

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Nearly 7,000 people fled into the bush after fighting erupted in Boguila on the night of April 11, 2014.

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MSF resumed activities yesterday in an Ebola treatment center in Macenta, southeastern Guinea, after suspending work on April 4 following protests by a section of the local population.

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Tens of thousands of refugees who have fled violence and deprivation in South Sudan and sought refuge in camps in Ethiopia’s Gambella region lack water, food, and sanitation and are suffering from emergency medical conditions.

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NEW YORK—In a shocking display of indifference, senior officials with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) have refused to improve living conditions for 21,000 displaced people living in a flood-prone part of a UN peacekeeping base in the capital Juba, where they are exposed to waterborne diseases and potential epidemics, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today.

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