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.

December 06, 2013

One month after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, MSF is providing health care for people in remote areas and supporting the health system as it recovers.

December 06, 2013

A month after Typhoon Haiyan, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) continues its work in the Philippines, including the remote area of Guiuan. The goal for MSF teams there is to fill in the gaps of medical care, including obstetric care, until the local health authorities can resume all normal activities.

December 05, 2013

MSF teams are traveling by car and boat to reach isolated and rural areas of the Philippines damaged by Typhoon Haiyan.

November 26, 2013

Despite increasing humanitarian aid in typhoon-hit areas of the Philippines, MSF is still finding villages and towns that have not yet received any aid.

November 25, 2013

The town of Tanauan, Philippines, was nearly flattened by Typhoon Haiyan; of the 15 hospitals in the area, 14 were destroyed. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) medical staff had been seeing people inside a municipal building with no electricity while logistics staff built a five-tent facility next door. The facility is up and running now and MSF teams are seeing 230 consultations per day.

November 22, 2013

MSF has opened an inflatable hospital in Tacloban, one of the cities hit hardest by Typhoon Haiyan.

November 21, 2013

MSF psychologist and health advisor Ana Maria Tijerino describes the scale of the mental health needs in the Philippines, and how MSF is responding.

November 20, 2013

Tanauan, a small town of 50,000 inhabitants located 12 miles south of Tacloban, is one of the worst-affected areas in the Philippines. Some 95 percent of the houses were destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan and the population has only received minimal aid since. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) arrived in Tanauan Tuesday and is running a medical clinic.

November 20, 2013
 

Cindy Penalber is a Filipino nurse from the town of Estancia in northeast Panay Island. She has been helping survivors of Typhoon Haiyan since it hit the Philippines on November 8. Cindy and many of her colleagues are now working alongside Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) mobile clinic teams to provide medical care in areas damaged by the storm. Traveling by car to reach the more remote areas of Panay, the teams have worked together to treat over 600 patients since Sunday, November 17. Here, Cindy describes her experience.

November 19, 2013

MSF emergency coordinator Dr. Natasha Reyes provides an update on the widespread needs in the storm-ravaged Philippines.

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