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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Nairobi/New York, June 8, 1998 — The international medical organization Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières reported a six-fold rise over the last 12 weeks in the number of children in 6 supplementary feeding centers in the province of Bahr el Ghazal, southern Sudan. MSF volunteers working there warned that the nutritional situation in Bahr el Ghazal is seriously deteriorating.

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May 5, 1998 — Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) surgical teams at Connaught Hospital in Freetown, Sierre Leone, report that the number of patients suffering from severe mutilations has increased significantly over the past few weeks. The victims, mostly civilians, originate from the northeastern region of Kono, where insecurity is still rife.

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Hundreds of Thousands at Risk of Starvation in Bahr El Ghazal ? 35% of Children Severely Malnourished

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MSF Launches Emergency Operation, Seeks Funds to Cover Costs

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Civilians Trapped and Under Fire - Wounded Unable to Reach Hospital

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MSF Treats 767 Patients; Reports Death Rate of 16.5 Percent

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More Than 15,000 People Flee the Area

Brussels/New York, January 7, 1998 — Early yesterday morning, the village of Maramvya, north of Bujumbura, Burundi, came under attack. Health and feeding centers were attacked and partly damaged, and more than 15,000 people fled toward Kinama in Bujumbura, and then to Mubone. There were already 3,000 displaced persons from Rukaramu taking shelter in Maramvya following a recent attack on their own village.

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Distribution of Goods and Staff Training Urgently Needed

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