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.
Sheik Osman is 55 years old, a father of seven and a leader of 500 families from his village, Kwaimol. He fled Kwaimol in September, along with 18 of the families in his group. They have been living in Jamam camp since December.