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

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John*, 15, his brother Matthew*, 3, and their mother left Libya on a boat headed for Italy when the war began. They lost their mother when the boat capsized. 

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Mouhaydin, 27, worked as a laborer and a cleaner in Libya before the war. He arrived at Shousha camp in March with his wife. She died on a boat to Europe in April. 

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Abdul, 23, spent four months in a desert prison in Libya before escaping to Shousha camp on the Tunisian border. Fearing insecurity in Shousha, he says he is ready to go back to Libya.

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Dr. Morten Rostrup discusses MSF's ongoing Intensive Care Unit work in the western city of Zintan and plans for additional assistance.

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"It was quite a rough journey, but the doctors and the nurses were fantastic. It was incredibly choppy; a lot of the patients were suffering from seasickness, and, at times, it was too rough to stand."

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Tunisia 2011 © Naoufel Dridi/MSF

Migrant workers and others who fled the violence in Libya and are now at the Tunisian border awaiting repatriation to their home countries.

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