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.

November 01, 2011

The current emergency unfolding in and around Somalia is being portrayed by many aid organizations and the media in one-dimensional terms, such as “famine in the Horn of Africa” or “worst drought in 60 years.” But only blaming natural causes ignores the complex geopolitical realities exacerbating the situation and suggests that the solution lies in merely finding funds and shipping enough food to the Horn of Africa.

November 01, 2011

Throughout the summer, waves of Somalis set out on desperate, arduous journeys, braving desert heat, hunger, and bandits to seek relief from a catastrophe remarkable even by the standards of this long-troubled country.

October 11, 2011

Since July, more than 150,000 Somalis have left the provinces of the country's central region to seek refuge in Mogadishu.

September 12, 2011

MSF and VII Photo have launched a four-city tour of "Starved for Attention," a free interactive, multimedia exhibit in which some of the world's top photojournalists highlight the global crisis of malnutrition.

September 05, 2011

Photographer Sven Torfinn recently visited Galcayo, a divided town in Somalia where MSF is working to deliver desperately-needed health care amid drought and malnutrition exacerbated by years of conflict.

September 02, 2011

Restrictions and security concerns continue to hinder MSF's attempts to reach the most vulnerable populations in Somalia.

August 31, 2011

Dr. Faiza Adan Abdirahman, the medical doctor in charge of the pediatric department at Istarlin hospital in Galgaduud, discusses the situation in the area.

August 23, 2011

As the number of malnourished children continues to rise, it is clear that more assistance is necessary for the already vulnerable Somali population.

August 19, 2011

Duncan McLean, MSF program manager for Somalia, talks about the difficulties of working in Somalia today.

August 19, 2011

An interview with Hussein Sheikh Qassim is the Medical Activities Manager in the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Marere, southern Somalia.

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