Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in more than 60 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.



October 13, 2016

October 2016 marks 25 years of the existence of the Dadaab camps in north-eastern Kenya. Established in 1991 when conflicts in neighboring Ethiopia, Sudan and Somalia forced thousands to flee to Kenya, the camps have swelled to far more than their capacity over the last quarter of a century. Today, 277,000 people—the majority Somalis—call Dadaab home. Consisting of five camps, it is still today the world’s largest refugee camp complex.

October 13, 2016

As Kenya’s government-mandated closure of the Dadaab refugee camp draws nearer, MSF is urging the government of Kenya, the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) and donor countries to find an alternative to a policy that will send thousands of refugees back to war-ravaged Somalia.

October 12, 2016

“Forced From Home” Interactive Exhibit and Tour Opens at Long Wharf, Experienced Aid Workers Provide Firsthand Accounts of Global Refugee Crisis

October 05, 2016

CBS tours Forced From Home, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) exhibit on the global refugee crisis.

October 03, 2016

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) search and rescue teams on board the ships Bourbon Argos, Dignity I, and Aquarius (which is run in partnership with the humanitarian organization SOS MEDITERRANEE) rescued nearly 2,000 men, women, and children from 11 separate boats in less than seven hours on the Mediterranean Sea. Many of the rescues were conducted under dramatic circumstances, with some patients requiring evacuation to the Italian mainland.

October 03, 2016

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has recently launched an interactive educations exhibit about the global refugee crisis on the National Mall, Washington, DC. The exhibit is free and open to the public through October 9. View external media. 

September 28, 2016

“Forced From Home” Interactive Exhibit and Tour Opens in Front of the Washington Monument, Experienced Aid Workers Provide First-Hand Accounts of Global Refugee Crisis

September 21, 2016

Three months since Jordan sealed its borders with Syria, thousands of Syrians continue to be denied access to essential medical care in Jordan in two different but key areas, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Wednesday.

September 19, 2016

With winter starting to factor into people's thoughts, prospects seem grim for many of the migrants living in the notorious "Jungle" camp in Calais, in northern France. The French government has vowed to shut the camp down once and for all. Another barrier—a 13-foot-high, half-mile-long wall—appears set to go up. And just this week, Calais residents held demonstrations and set up roadblocks demanding that the camp be razed.

Even though assistance to the camp appears to have thinned, people are still making their way there.

September 19, 2016

On September 19, United Nations (UN) member states came together to formulate a more “coordinated and humane approach to address large movements of refugees and migrants," according to the New York Declaration that was ratified today at the UN's Global Summit on Refugees and Migrants.