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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April 16, 2011

MSF completed a medical evacuation of almost one hundred people by boat from Misrata, Libya to Tunisia on April 16.  The majority of the patients had suffered war-related injuries.

April 15, 2011

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are providing medical and psychological care to survivors of the earthquake and tsunami disaster that struck northeastern Japan on March 11, 2011. The national response to the disaster has been massive, so MSF is focussed on meeting the needs of small pockets of the population in remote areas.

All photos © Giulio Di Sturco/VII mentor

April 15, 2011

MSF continues to assess the needs and provide medical and material support in health facilities in the East and West of Ivory Coast, and to assist refugees and host communities in Liberia.

April 15, 2011

As traffic resumes around the eastern Ivory Coast city of Abidjan—where people were previously trapped by post-election violence—wounded patients continue to arrive at Abobo Sud Hospital.

April 13, 2011

"There were so many patients, we had to stay in the hospital for two full days and nights. We operated around the clock, trying to stabilize the most serious cases."

April 12, 2011

Since a spike in violence hit the Duékoué area two weeks ago, the MSF surgical team has been treating 180 people with wounds caused by gunshots, hunting rifles, or machetes.

April 12, 2011

At dawn on April 6, around 50 shipwreck survivors received assistance from MSF and other agencies working on Lampedusa.

April 11, 2011

MSF is extremely concerned about the worsening security situation in South Kivu and condemns violence perpetrated against its staff.

April 11, 2011

Seven people injured during the attack in the suburb of Ahmed Shah Baba in eastern Kabul received treatment at MSF-supported Ahmed Shah Baba Hospital.

April 08, 2011

From the onset of the violence in Libya in February, MSF has been working to assist people in areas with the greatest medical needs—in and around the city of Benghazi in the east and in Misrata in the west. Teams are also on the Tunisian border providing support to people who have fled the conflict.

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