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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Some 2,500 refugees from Sudan’s troubled South Kordofan state have arrived in the towns of Kodok and Lelo, in Fashoda and Malakal counties in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state, in need of humanitarian assistance.

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MSF's Dave Elliott describes the challenges of working as a surgeon in Gogrial, South Sudan.

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Giving birth can be risky in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria state, which has one of the world’s highest maternal mortality rates. To help make childbirth safer, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) midwives are working with traditional birth attendants (TBAs) in the area.

“What are the challenges that you are facing at home when you are conducting a delivery?” asks Aisha Akello, an MSF midwife during one session.

“Sometimes we see an arm coming out and we don’t know what to do,” answers one of TBAs.

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In order to prevent the diseases that killed many refugees in Yida camp, South Sudan, in 2012, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has launched a water and sanitation program and begun a vaccination campaign for children. The campaign was pushed back to start now, during the logistically difficult rainy season, because MSF had to engage in lengthy negotiations to get the vaccine at an affordable price.

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After recent fighting in the area, around 90,000 people are still unaccounted for and likely hiding the bush.

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Armed men attacked a vehicle belonging to MSF in South Sudan on Monday, August 5, seriously wounding two staff members, one of whom died two days later.

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As MSF begins vaccinating children against pneumonia in a refugee camp in South Sudan, the international medical humanitarian organization warned today that the global vaccination community is neglecting to provide new vaccines to crisis-affected children.

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An estimated 100,000 people are in urgent need of lifesaving medical care as violence continues in South Sudan’s Jonglei state.

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Donate today to help Doctors Without Borders deliver lifesaving medical care in South Sudan, and other conflict zones around the world where people are trapped by violence.

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MSF's Mery Dongiovanni explains the difficulty of treating those wounded in intercommunal clashes in South Sudan's Jonglei State, where thousands of people are believed to be hiding in fear.

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