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

September 26, 2014

Most shelters are dry and road access to the camp has improved, but conditions remain precarious for tens of thousands.

August 08, 2014

 

In South Sudan, 40,000 people are crowded into a flooded United Nations compound in Bentiu. Living conditions are horrific but it is the only refuge they have from the civil war that broke out last December. Here, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) emergency coordinator Ivan Gayton describes the situation.

July 15, 2014

 

In March, clinical psychologist Charlotte Yence returned from a five-month mission with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in northern Iraq, where MSF has worked in Syrian refugee camps since 2013. She set up mental health care programmes in the Kawargosk, Qushtapa, and Darashakran camps, and here she tells us about some of her encounters:

July 03, 2014

Although international forces on the ground are growing in number, they are still unable to protect the civilian population, which is vulnerable to violence, mass displacement, hunger, and disease. MSF head of mission Stefano Argenziano, who has just returned from CAR, describes the situation.

May 12, 2014

 

More than 59,000 people are currently struggling to cope in Mauritania's Mbera refugee camp, where temperatures can reach up to 122 degrees Fahrenheit and food and water are scarce. Frederic Manantsoa Lai, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) head of mission in Mbera, describes the situation.

May 07, 2014

MSF medical doctor Natalie Roberts reflects on three months providing care in conflict-riven Central African Republic (CAR).

December 29, 2013

Some 35,000 people who have taken refuge in a displaced persons camp in Juba are now threatened by a lack of clean water and sanitation.

December 20, 2013

A family carries on in Turkey as their dream of ever going home begins to fade.

December 20, 2013

A Syrian family in Kilis expands while hopes for the future grow murky.

December 20, 2013

Six months after arriving in Greece, a Syrian refugee has found that reality has not met his expectations.

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