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.

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August 18, 2011

An overview of the services MSF teams are currently providing in Misrata, Benghazi, Zintan and Yefren.

August 18, 2011

MSF staff recently returned from Mogadishu discuss what they saw there and the issues the humanitarian response to the ongoing crisis must address.

August 16, 2011

A cholera epidemic is sweeping down the Congo River in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Originating in the distant centre of the vast central African country it has now reached the capital, Kinshasa, more than 1,000 miles southwest. People are sick and dying and desperate for help. Robin Meldrum went to the town of Mbandaka, where an MSF emergency team is responding to the crisis.

August 12, 2011

Nearly 120,000 Somali refugees are now taking shelter in Ethiopia's Liben region, in camps originally built to house less than half their number.

August 11, 2011

MSF has sent medical teams and four charter planes carrying 55 tons of medical equipment, medicines and therapeutic food to respond the crisis affecting the Somali population.

August 05, 2011

On August 4, MSF helped provide medical assistance to about 360 survivors of a boat that sank near the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa.

August 05, 2011

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) welcomes the release of Saeed Mahdi, and recognizes that he has now been granted access to a lawyer. MSF firmly maintains that Saeed Mahdi was working with the organization in the capacity of driver and translator. We remain concerned about the circumstances in which he was arrested. MSF is still unable to resume working in Bahrain without guarantees that its premises and personnel would be respected.
 

August 04, 2011

Though the situation has calmed somewhat since June, some areas are still marked by instability and a lack of access to medical care.

August 03, 2011

MSF teams working in Marere, in southern Somalia, are distributing relief items to thousands of displaced Somalis who have found temporary shelter in the nearby town of Jilib.

August 03, 2011

MSF condemns the armed raid of its premises in Bahrain on July 28 and the subsequent detention of one of its staff members.

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