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.

Barcelona/New York City, October 30, 2002 - The international humanitarian medical aid organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has started an emergency intervention in the Central African Republic (CAR) to assist civilians fleeing the battles in the capital, Bangui.

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Nairobi, October 24th, 2002 - The international medical aid organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) condemns the October 19 attack on one of its clinics in Aden Yabal, in Somalia's Middle Shabelle region. One person was killed and three others seriously injured. MSF staff evacuated the injured patients to Jowhar hospital for further treatment.

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Two reports show how civilians were abused as a strategy of war

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Paris/New York September 30, 2002 – In view of the recent fighting in Ivory Coast, the international medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has decided to reinforce its team in the country, in order to be better prepared to intervene in the areas where rebel forces are fighting with the government army.

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Lack of Vaccine Catches World Community Unprepared

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Relief Operations Resume in Ingushetia

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Geneva, August 22, 2002 — Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has decided to maintain the suspension of its activities in Ingushetia, Chechnya, and Dagestan. The decision to suspend had been taken by MSF following the abduction of Arjan Erkel, MSF's head of mission in Dagestan, as well as of Nina Davydovich, head of Druzhba, a Russian NGO in Chechnya.

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MSF Offices In Dagestan Remain Open, Operations Continue To Be Suspended

Geneva, August 19, 2002 — Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is very concerned about the fate of Arjan Erkel and demands his unconditional release. MSF continues to suspend relief operations in Dagestan but its offices in Makhachkala and Khazaviurt remain open.

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