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

May 22, 2015

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams organized quickly to provide aid in Nepal after the first earthquake. Ann Taylor, MSF head of mission, explains how assistance was deployed after a second quake struck the country. 

May 06, 2015

Anne Kluijtmans, a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) nurse from Holland, was on holiday in Nepal when the earthquake struck on Saturday, April 25. She quickly joined the MSF teams who had arrived in the country to respond.

May 01, 2015

Dr. Prince Mathew normally coordinates Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) projects in India's Bihar State, but was quickly deployed to Nepal following the earthquake on April 25. Here he describes MSF's operations in Nepal, and his experience.

July 12, 2012

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

November 11, 2010

The Head of Mission for MSF in Haiti gives a first-person account of the situation on the ground for MSF teams responding to the spread of the outbreak in Port-au-Prince.

May 06, 2010

MSF opened a new treatment center for burn victims in Port-au-Prince to replace the one that was destroyed by the January 12 earthquake.

February 12, 2010

Dr. Marie-Pierre Allié, president of Médecins Sans Frontières-France, who recently returned from a field visit to Haiti, analyses the situation there one month after the disaster.

February 03, 2010

Dr. Philippe Touchard, an anesthetist, is head of emergencies at the Pasteur Hospital in Langon, near Bordeaux. Forty-eight hours after the January 12 earthquake, he flew to Haiti to reinforce MSF’s surgical teams in Port-au-Prince. Here are exerpts of his journal of this short mission.

January 29, 2010

MSF International President Dr. Christophe Fournier reflects on his time in Haiti and the many challenges to come.

January 28, 2010

Brigg Reilley, an MSF epidemiologist in Haiti, discusses MSF’s current priorities as well as the priorities in the weeks and months to come.

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