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June 15, 1998

New York, June 16, 1998 — Sheila Sinclair has been named Director of Development of the United States section of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières, the world's largest independent emergency medical relief organization. She replaces Sally Frank, who joined the organization in 1995.

June 15, 1998

MSF Calls on the Rome Conference to Take Action

June 07, 1998

Nairobi/New York, June 8, 1998 — The international medical organization Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières reported a six-fold rise over the last 12 weeks in the number of children in 6 supplementary feeding centers in the province of Bahr el Ghazal, southern Sudan. MSF volunteers working there warned that the nutritional situation in Bahr el Ghazal is seriously deteriorating.

May 04, 1998

May 5, 1998 — Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) surgical teams at Connaught Hospital in Freetown, Sierre Leone, report that the number of patients suffering from severe mutilations has increased significantly over the past few weeks. The victims, mostly civilians, originate from the northeastern region of Kono, where insecurity is still rife.

April 05, 1998

Hundreds of Thousands at Risk of Starvation in Bahr El Ghazal ? 35% of Children Severely Malnourished

March 08, 1998

MSF Launches Emergency Operation, Seeks Funds to Cover Costs

February 11, 1998

Civilians Trapped and Under Fire - Wounded Unable to Reach Hospital

January 28, 1998

MSF Treats 767 Patients; Reports Death Rate of 16.5 Percent

January 06, 1998

More Than 15,000 People Flee the Area

Brussels/New York, January 7, 1998 — Early yesterday morning, the village of Maramvya, north of Bujumbura, Burundi, came under attack. Health and feeding centers were attacked and partly damaged, and more than 15,000 people fled toward Kinama in Bujumbura, and then to Mubone. There were already 3,000 displaced persons from Rukaramu taking shelter in Maramvya following a recent attack on their own village.

December 06, 1997

Distribution of Goods and Staff Training Urgently Needed