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.

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.

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Many Civilian Casualties From Bombing of Tora Bora

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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.

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AIDS Treatment is Working in Developing Countries

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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.

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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.

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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

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MSF Personnel Assessing Humanitarian Needs in Kabul

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Kabul, Afghanistan/New York, November 13, 2001 — This morning, a team from the international medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) managed to reach Kabul from the Panjshir Valley in Afghanistan. The international team of four consists of a doctor, a nurse, an administrator, and a logistician. They have re-established full contact with MSF's Afghan staff in Kabul and are visiting the city's health structures to assess the health needs of the population.

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