Mauritania 2012 © Lynsey Addario/VII
Malian refugees arrived exhausted and in fear as they flee from fighting across northern Mali, at the border in Fassala, Mauritania, July 18, 2012. A convoy of about 1200 new refugees leaves for the closest camp at Mbera . According to UNHCR, there are roughly 92,000 refugees have arrived in the last four months to the Mberra camp, and anywhere from 200 to 1200 are arriving daily.

Since February 2012, MSF provides primary, secondary health care and maternal health care and nutrition activities in Bassikounou district . MSF also runs nutrition programs in Hodh el Chargui Assaba and Brakna regions.