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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June 29, 2009

One month after cyclone Aila struck Bangladesh and the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, people continue to suffer from ongoing floods during high tide. Shelter, drinking water, food and sanitation are badly needed. People in remote areas have reportedly still not received any help.

June 26, 2009

In the early evening of Wednesday, June 24, 2009, a private vehicle rented by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) was attacked in North Galcayo, Somalia as it returned from referring a patient from one MSF facility in the south of the city to another facility in the north.

June 24, 2009

Gerardo Priotto, Serena Kasparian, Wilfried Mutombo, Daniel Ngouama, Sara Ghorashian, Ute Arnold, Salah Ghabri, Elisabeth Baudin, Vincent Buard, Serge Kazadi-Kyanza, Médard Ilunga, Willy Mutangala, Gabriele Pohlig, Caecilia Schmid, Unni Karunakara, Els Torreele, Victor Kande
Lancet 2009;374:56-64

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June 23, 2009

Laila is one of 25,000 unregistered Rohingya refugees in the area who have sought a safe place to live on the outskirts of the state-endorsed refugee camp supported by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Unlike their approximately 10,000 registered counterparts, the unregistered refugees in Kutupalong struggle to survive day to day, living in squalid conditions, vulnerable to ill health and exploitation.

June 23, 2009

Klaudia Porten, Karen Sailor, Eric Comte, Adelaide Njikap, Agnes Sobry, Francois Sihom, Abanda Meva'a, Sarah Eyangoh, Mark Myatt, Fabienne Nackers, Rebecca F. Grais
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2009;3:e466. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000466)

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June 22, 2009

Yolanda Mueller, Dawson B. Mbulamberi, Peter Odermatt, Axel Hoffmann, Louis Loutan, François Chappuis
Trop Med Int Health 2009;14:910-7.
Tropical Medicine & International Health

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June 20, 2009

MSF doctor James Maskalyk recounts his six months in Abyei, Sudan, caring for noncombatants trapped in a civil war, first in a popular blog and now in this moving photography book.

June 18, 2009

Manuela Pardinia, Stefan Niemann, Francis Varaine, Elisabetta Iona, Francesca Meacci, Germano Orrù, Hasan Yesilkaya, Thierry Jarosz, Peter Andrew, Mike Barer, Francesco Checchi, Heinz Rinder, Graziella Orefici, Sabine Rüsch-Gerdes, Lanfranco Fattorini, Marco Rinaldo Oggioni, Maryline Bonnet
Tuberculosis 2009;89(4):317-24. (doi: 10.1016/j.tube.2009.04.002)

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June 18, 2009

On June 19, 2009, MSF will hand over operation of the Seruka Center in the Burundian capital of Bujumbura, to a local association.

June 18, 2009

Coming mainly from neighboring Swat, but also from the Maidan area in Lower Dir, more than 150 war-wounded have been treated since the end of April. At the same time, families from Maidan have been arriving in the two camps for displaced people where MSF is working.

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