Read about first-hand accounts from Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) aid workers and patients.



June 14, 2012

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

June 13, 2012

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.  

June 12, 2012

In this Voices from the Field update, MSF medical team leader Erna Rijnierse describes the dire situation of 30,000 newly arrived refugees in South Sudan.

May 30, 2012

MSF is running a program in the West Bank to provide psychological and social support as well as medical care to the victims of the conflict. 

May 28, 2012

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

May 24, 2012

Michele Trainiti worked in and around Ethiopia's Hiloweyn camp for nearly eight months, first as project coordinator and later as emergency coordinator. In this piece he describes his experience.

May 23, 2012

As a food crisis spreads and malnutrition levels continue to rise, MSF is expanding the number of emergency malnutrition treatment programs it is operating in the country. 

May 14, 2012

In late March 2012, an MSF team crossed the Turkish border into Syria in an effort to provide medical aid in the Idlib region.

May 09, 2012

Trained with the aid of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Dr. Valentin Vadandi is one of the few experts in obstetric fistula surgery in the world.

April 30, 2012

Operating theater nurse Mateja Stare spent one month in Gaza working at the MSF field hospital in Khan Younis.