Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in more than 60 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

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May 25, 2018

Since August 25, 2017, more than 693,000 Rohingya refugees have crossed the border from Myanmar into Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district, fleeing a campaign of targeted violence by Myanmar’s military in Rakhine state. Combined with the Rohingya refugees already living in Bangladesh after fleeing previous outbreaks of violence, there are now more than 905,000 refugees in the sprawling Cox’s Bazar camps.

A child is examined by a nurse in the small village of Sortoni, Darfur.
May 24, 2018

In early 2016 fighting erupted in Jebel Marra, Darfur, forcing nearly 160,000 people to flee in search of safety. Over 23,000 of them settled around the small village of Sortoni in what became a camp for internally displaced people (IDPs). Years later, despite the difficulties of living in a camp, many are still reluctant to return home.

April 26, 2018

Dan Schnorr, a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) doctor, describes his experience treating refugees on the rescue ship, Aquarius, in Mediterranean waters. View External Media.

April 25, 2018

Joanne Liu, president of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International, discusses challenges facing MSF, including the difficulties of reaching people who need health care in the midst of conflict zones. View External Media.

March 16, 2018

At projects around the world, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are working to meet the health needs of women and girls forced from home. Margaret Bell, a registered nurse, midwife, and women's health adviser for MSF, shares some of their stories from the field. 

March 16, 2018

Wherever Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) meets displaced women and girls, some will be carrying pregnancies due to rape. Testimonies of rape and other forms of sexual violence are common in the dedicated “women’s shelter” on the MV Aquarius, a search and rescue ship operated by SOS Méditerranée with medical support from MSF.

March 09, 2018

In the early hours of August 25, 2017, the Myanmar military launched “clearance operations” in Rakhine state, ostensibly in response to coordinated attacks by Rohingya armed groups on Border Guard Police outposts.

March 08, 2018

A group of women were taken hostage and raped by a local armed group in western Central African Republic, according to ten survivors who arrived at Bossangoa Hospital for emergency medical care on March 3, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today.

March 07, 2018

Sexual violence can be opportunistic or organized. It can be a reason to flee, but also can be experienced along the journey at any stage of displacement.

March 05, 2018

More women and girls are forcibly displaced today than ever before—an estimated 32 million worldwide. Many are still on the move.

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