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

July 08, 2015

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) emergency coordinator Rachel Marsden just returned from Nyarugusu refugee camp in Tanzania. MSF began activities in the camp in mid-May 2015 in response to a mass influx of thousands of refugees from Burundi who fled political unrest. The camp, which has existed for 19 years, was originally home to 64,000 Congolese refugees. It is now well over capacity, with a growing population that has already swelled to more than 122,000. Here, Marsden discusses the situation.

February 26, 2015

Though cases of cholera have been recorded in Mozambique since December 2014, the epidemic escalated drastically in February, infecting some 3,500 people and killing 37. In Tete, the country's westernmost province, the situation is particularly worrisome. Here, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) medical coordinator in Mozambique Ruggero Giuliani explains.

June 11, 2014

Alice John, 17, is being treated for cholera at an MSF CTC in Juba, South Sudan.

June 11, 2014

Kiden Margaret's two-year-old son is receiving treatment for cholera in Juba, South Sudan.

June 11, 2014

All three of Unice Keji's grandchildren are receiving treatment for cholera in Juba, South Sudan.

June 06, 2014

MSF Head of Mission Brian Moller discusses the situation in Juba, where MSF is working to treat an outbreak of cholera.

June 06, 2014

Mother of two Mary Keiji rushed her children to an MSF cholera treatment center in Juba, South Sudan.

December 18, 2012

Violence is plaguing not just the Goma region of DRC's North Kivu province, but Masisi as well, limiting people's access to medical care.

July 12, 2012

MSF Head of Mission Joan Arnan describes his experience coordinating MSF's response to Haiti's ongoing cholera epidemic.

July 21, 2011

A cholera epidemic has caused more than 250 deaths in western DRC as it spreads through villages and towns along the Congo River.

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