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 20, 2010

Water sources have been lost or contaminated in Mingora, leaving this population at risk of rapidly spreading diseases. MSF is now providing 200,000 liters of fresh water there every day.

August 20, 2010

A young woman who sustained a spinal cord injury during the war between government troops and rebels last year, receives treatment and community support at an MSF treatment facility in Vavuniya.

August 20, 2010

MSF has set up an additional base in Pagil, in Jonglei State, Southern Sudan, to deal with an alarming increase in the number of patients infected with kala azar—or visceral leishmaniasis.

August 18, 2010

Since severe flooding began in Pakistan in late July, MSF has been providing medical care at its pre-existing programs and through mobile clinics, working to enable access to clean drinking water, and distributing essential non-food items to millions of displaced people in order to prevent outbreaks of water related  illnesses.

August 18, 2010

Food insecurity is particularly severe in areas of the Sahel region this year; MSF is conducting emergency nutrition interventions.

August 17, 2010

Following a sharp increase in malaria cases in Mumbai, MSF has launched a malaria intervention to help local health authorities fight the disease.

August 17, 2010

An MSF team distributes essential goods, such as jerry cans for water, cooking kits, tarps, and blankets, to displaced people in Peshawar.

August 17, 2010

"We are doing our best to help people, but above all they are helping each other,” said an MSF assistant project coordinator.

August 16, 2010

In Charsadda, MSF is delivering safe water to areas where people affected by the floods have gathered. Here, MSF water and sanitation engineer Thomas Batardy, explains his team's approach.

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