Read about first-hand accounts from MSF aid workers and patients.

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May 24, 2012

Michele Trainiti worked in and around Ethiopia's Hiloweyn camp for nearly eight months, first as project coordinator and later as emergency coordinator. In this piece he describes his experience.

February 28, 2012

José Luis Dvorzak, an MSF doctor, describes his experiences in Ethiopia's Liben refugee camps, and calls attention to the ongoing plight of Somali refugees.

January 24, 2012

These testimonies from Somali refugees in southern Ethiopia describe the violence that drove them from their homes and the challenges they face in the refugee camps they've settled in. 

December 08, 2011

This testimony from a 33-year-old refugee in the Doro camp in South Sudan describes the hardships he and his family have faced since arriving in the overcrowded camp.

August 19, 2011

Duncan McLean, MSF program manager for Somalia, talks about the difficulties of working in Somalia today.

March 21, 2011

In Ethiopia’s western Gambella Province, MSF teams are working to provide access to health care to an extremely remote and mobile population.

December 09, 2010

“Having a baby is a joy. Having three is a triple blessing,” says Fardows Abu-Bakr, 34, who recently gave birth to healthy triplets in Hargeisa, Somaliland.

August 27, 2010

MSF's two facilities in Imey in the Somali region of Ehtiopia provides crucial health care services to people who would otherwise go without.

July 29, 2010

MSF has been providing care to more than 30,000 Somali Refugees in Ethiopia's Liben zone since February 2009.

March 04, 2010

MSF midwife Mali Ebrahami described her experience working in Wardher, where health care and other basic services are minimal.

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