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.

December 31, 2001

People suffering because of war, violence, exclusion, displacement, famine, and neglected diseases have been at the center of the work of MSF since the beginning. In December 2001, MSF marks 30 years providing medical aid that is matched by a commitment to witness, debate, and reflect critically on our action and the political failures we confront: weak protection for those in need, especially refugees and the displaced; inability to reach people in danger; lack of medicines for the diseases of the poorest; the dangerous advance of the military into the field of humanitarian aid; and the list goes on...

December 04, 2001

New York/Paris, December 5, 2001 — Approximately 2,000 newly displaced Afghans have arrived over the past ten days in camps installed by Iranian authorities across the border inside Afghanistan, near the town of Zaranj in Nimruz province. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) relief teams have not received permission to distribute shelter materials, blankets, and food to these people.

December 04, 2001

Many Civilian Casualties From Bombing of Tora Bora

November 29, 2001

MSF Team Forced to Withdraw for Security Reasons

New York, November 30, 2001 — Deteriorating security conditions in the Grand Cape Mount province, in southwest Liberia have forced Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to pull out its team from the Jenne Manna camp, leaving some 8,000 internally displaced persons without adequate medical assistance.

November 27, 2001

AIDS Treatment is Working in Developing Countries

November 27, 2001

New York, November 28, 2001 — A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) international medical team, including a nurse and a field coordinator, re-entered the city of Kunduz yesterday, November 27. According to local Afghan MSF staff members who had continued to work in Kunduz even after the evacuation of MSF international staff following September 11, the MSF clinic has not been able to deliver medical care to the population of Kunduz during the recent fighting. The newly arrived MSF team found the clinic empty of patients and looted.

November 14, 2001

MSF Personnel Resume Work in Kabul, Mazar-I-Sharif, and Taloqan

Herat, Afghanistan/New York, November 15, 2001 — A team of international relief workers from the international medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) arrived today by car in the city of Herat in western Afghanistan. This week, MSF international staff have also resumed activities in the former Taliban-held cities of Kabul, Mazar-I-Sharif, and Taloqan.

November 13, 2001

A Joint Press Statement issued from Doha, Qatar, WTO Ministerial by MSF, OXFAM, Third World Network, Consumer Project on Technology, Consumers International, Health Action International and The Network

November 13, 2001

MSF Personnel Assessing Humanitarian Needs in Kabul

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