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.


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An Estimated 3,000 to 4,000 Children Suffer from Acute Malnutrition in Damot Gale District, Southern Region

New York, May 14, 2003 - Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is escalating the nutritional emergency intervention the organization launched in Damot Gale District, Wollayita Zone, Southern Region of Ethiopia (SNNPRS) on April 23rd.

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Doctors Without Borders Welcomes News; Demands More Be Done to Secure His Release

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As the tent camps are about to be closed in Ingushetia, an MSF survey shows that more than 98% of Chechen displaced families living in the camps do not wantto go back to Chechnya

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Friday, May 2, 2003, 9:30 am EST
(Continental breakfast available)


National Press Club - Zenger Room
529 14th Street NW
Washington, DC


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MSF Forced to Suspend Operations Despite Enormous Needs in Makamba

Bujumbura/Paris, April 28, 2003 — On April 25, a team from the international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) working in Makamba province in southern Burundi was forced to suspend its activities although insecurity makes MSF's presence in the region critical for the civilian population.

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New York/London, April 24, 2003 - A report released by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) shows that major donor agencies such as the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the UK's Department For International Development (DFID) are continuing to support cheap, but failing, malaria treatments in Africa despite a rising death toll from the disease.

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Doctors Without Borders Urges the World Food Program (WFP) to Continue Food Distributions

Paris/Geneva, April 23, 2003 - The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) considers the nutritional situation in East Aweil county and Tonj county (Bahr-el-Gazal) in Southern Sudan alarming. The organization urges the WFP to continue its food distributions in these regions.

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