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

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

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

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After her husband was killed by the violence plaguing eastern DRC, Victorine is living among other people displaced by the strife, facing a difficult future for herself and her four children.

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MSF doctor Kalyani Gomathinayagam discusses the situation in Biltine, Chad, where MSF is working to nurse acutely malnourished children back to health.

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Helen Ottens-Patterson, an MSF nurse, describes the dire situation in Batil camp, where more than 110,000 Sudanese refugees are struggling to survive.

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An update about the ongoing refugee crisis in South Sudan's Upper Nile State, from MSF Emergency Coordinator John Tzanos.

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"All these people in the camps are normal people who had normal lives. They’re not rich people, but they had houses and clothes, and then one day, they had to pack their things, leave their lives behind and start to walk. For weeks on end." 

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MSF deputy field coordinator Abubakar Mohamed Mahamud describes the plight of the hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees living in the overcrowded Dadaab camps.

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These first-hand accounts describe the situation for tens of thousands of refugees who fled fighting in Sudan and now face a full-blown humanitarian crisis as they seek refuge in already-overcrowded camps in South Sudan.  

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Emma Augustine Zoba, an MSF medical team leader in Chad, discusses the growing malnutrition crisis in the country and MSF's widening response efforts.

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