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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Conflict has been underway since 2004 in northern Yemen between a rebel group and government forces. War breaks out every year, but tensions persist even when there is no open fighting.

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CNN reports on a Doctors Without Borders project in Amman, Jordan, that helps wounded Iraqis.

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During the first two weeks of March, relatively few people seem to have been able to flee from the conflict-affected Vanni area in northern Sri Lanka. Communication with people inside the Vanni remains incredibly difficult, but accounts given by people who have managed to escape in recent days confirm that civilians remain trapped by the conflict and that it is practically impossible for them to leave as they risk being shot at.

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Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been equipped for more than three years with inflatable tents enabling rapidly and adaptable set-ups of operating suites, intensive care units, and hospital beds. Injured patients in Gaza City who require specialized or follow-up surgical procedures are admitted to such a temporary hospital. Dr. Mego Terzian, MSF deputy coordinator for emergency programs explains more.

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MSF medical teams began carrying out specialized surgical procedures today in inflatable structures put up by MSF late last week in Gaza City. The two hospital tents include operating theaters and a 12-bed, post-surgery recovery and post-operative care unit.

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An MSF surgical team and other personnel entered the Gaza Strip today to provide essential surgical services to people seriously wounded during the last three weeks of intense fighting between Israeli forces and Hamas.

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This short film gives an overview of MSF programs and the situation in North Kivu, the Democratic Republic of Congo. Continued fighting and violence has lead to repeated population displacement. MSF carries out vaccination campaigns, works in the referral hospital in the ER, surgery and pediatric wards, and offers medical care for rape victims.

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Photographer Cédric Gerbehaye visited the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) North Kivu province, where MSF supports the hospital, runs a nutritional program for malnourished children, and delivers assistance to displaced and resident populations. In this audio slideshow, he speaks about his experiences in the region.

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Providing Surgical Care to Victims of Violence in Southern Nigeria

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In North Kivu province, intense fighting has triggered massive population displacements. MSF has increased its operations, but access is severely hampered due to insecurity.

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