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December 15, 1998

Famine in Sudan, Cholera Epidemic Among Crises Neglected by the U.S. Media

New York, December 16, 1998 — Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today issued its list of the Top Ten Underreported Humanitarian Stories of 1998. The organization compiled the list to call attention to human crises that were largely ignored by the U.S. press in the past year.

November 29, 1998

Kunming/New York, November 30, 1998 — The international medical relief agency Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is sending blankets, medicine, and other emergency assistance to 10,000 victims of the Thursday, November, 19, earthquakes in a remote, mountainous region of Yunnan Province, China. The earthquakes, which left an estimated 25,000 people homeless, killed 5, and injured over 4,000 people.

October 25, 1998

CARE, MSF, OXFAM and SCF Call for Political Action to End Suffering

October 08, 1998

Medical Supplies Burned as Thousands Hide in Forests

Brussels/New York, October 9, 1998 — At a press conference in Brussels today, the international medical relief agency Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) voiced concern for the thousands of people in Kosovo facing a cold winter with few supplies and too little access to medical care.

September 29, 1998

Urgent Needs in North Korea But MSF Forced to Pull Out

September 28, 1998

The $1 Million Award Represents World's Largest Humanitarian Prize

New York, September 29, 1998 — Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) was named the recipient of the 1998 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, the world's largest humanitarian award, at an international humanitarian conference today at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York City. The one-day conference, "Humanitarian Aid Challenges in the New Millennium," was sponsored by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.

September 14, 1998

Wounded Have No Access to Medical Care

August 18, 1998

Nairobi, August 19, 1998 — Displaced children in the famine-stricken area of Panthou in Bahr el Ghazal, southern Sudan, are at extreme risk of death, a new Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (known internationally as MSF) nutritional and mortality survey reports. According to the assessment, displaced children in Panthou are almost 17 times more likely to die of starvation or starvation-related illnesses than resident children from the area, despite the fact that the levels of malnutrition within the two groups are similar.

August 05, 1998

Brussels/New York, August 6, 1998 — On Tuesday, August 4, a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) mobile team went to meet populations who fled to the hills surrounding Nekovce, central Kosovo. Several thousand people are hiding in extremely difficult conditions. During the day temperatures rise up to 100°F, and without shelter and very little food or drinking water, MSF fears that this situation could become fatal to the most vulnerable group-the children.