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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June 13, 2011

In Central African Republic, one million people are estimated to be affected by the ongoing violence. Particularly since 2008, families have been repeatedly displaced from their villages, forced to flee into the bush, where they remain trapped and unable to return to their homes, with little access to any medical care.

June 13, 2011

MSF will assist the construction of two temporary clinics in the tsunami-afflicted Miyagi and Iwate prefectures. 

June 13, 2011

The three refugee camps run by the office of the United Nations High Commissoner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Dadaab, Kenya, 50 miles from Somalia, are full. But more and more people arrive here every day. An extension to one of the camps could provide a temporary solution to providing shelter for new arrivals who now must create shelters from nothing in the barren desert. But the extension lies half-built and empty due to a breakdown in negotiations between the Kenyan authorities and the UNHCR. So the new arrivals remain in the desert with nowhere to go.

June 13, 2011

Dr. Gedi Mohamed, director of the general hospital at Dagahaley refugee camp, in northeastern Kenya, describes what brought him to Dadaab and how MSF is coping with the severely overcrowded conditions.

June 13, 2011

Crowded into camps built to house 90,000 people that are now "home" to more than 300,000, Somali refugees in Dadaab, Kenya, urgently need additional assistance and more shelter.

June 12, 2011

The three refugee camps run by the UN's refugee agency in Dadaab—50 miles from Somalia—are already severely overcrowded. But more and more people arrive there every day, seeking security.

June 09, 2011

MSF is expanding its assistance in Misrata, Benghazi, Zintan, in camps along the Libyan-Tunisian border, and on the Italian islands of Lampedusa and Sicily.

June 09, 2011

The participants of the UN Summit on AIDS took a critical step by committing to reach 15 million people with HIV treatment by 2015, but they must take concrete action to truly make this happen.

June 09, 2011

Survivors of the violence in western Ivory Coast talk about their experiences and their hopes and fears for the future.

June 09, 2011

MSF joined several other organizations on a march to the United Nations on June 8, ahead of the UN's global summit on HIV/AIDS policies, calling on world leaders to expand treatment and to provide the funding to stem new infections and save more lives.

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