Read about first-hand accounts from Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) aid workers and patients.

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July 29, 2013

Nearly 50,000 Congolese fled into Uganda following attacks in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo.

July 29, 2013

After surviving war, not many people would choose to go back to a conflict zone, but that’s exactly what nurse Abdul Wassay did. As an Afghan refugee growing up in Pakistan, he saw firsthand the urgent medical care MSF delivers to people in war zones. After working with MSF near his home, he volunteered to help others in another conflict-torn country—South Sudan.

July 26, 2013

Airstrikes and clashes dominate daily life in Syria, where MSF runs six hospitals, four health centers, and several mobile clinic programs. Here, MSF patients and refugees tell their stories.

July 26, 2013

Syrian refugees in Turkey may have evaded the guns and missiles, but there is no escape from the physical and emotional scars of the conflict.

July 26, 2013

Istanbul is home to a growing number of Syrians torn between returning to their country once the war is over or continuing onwards.

July 26, 2013

After more than two years of war, Syrians make up the largest group of migrants arriving in Greece.

July 25, 2013

MSF teams that have been working among 75,000 Malian refugees at the Mbéra camp in Mauritania since February 2012 are now scaling up their medical activities.

July 11, 2013

MSF surgeon Martin John Jarmin, III, tells the story of Ali, a young patient treated at the MSF hospital in Kunduz after he was injured in an explosion.

July 10, 2013

MSF doctor Lynn Jacoby tells the story of Aziza, a severely malnourished girl treated by MSF in Batil refugee camp.

June 19, 2013

Mitra, a 16-year-old refugee from Afghanistan, shares the story of his difficult journey from a detention center in Greece.

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