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.


November 28, 2010

An overview of ongoing MSF activities in Pakistan related to this summer's massive floods.

October 27, 2010

Barely hidden beneath the surface of Pakistan's worst flooding in living memory were the geopolitical stakes shaping both the justifications for official Western assistance and how aid was delivered to victims of the disaster. The perverse result may be a further restricting of the ability of humanitarian aid workers to assist the Pakistani population in the most volatile areas of the country.

October 25, 2010

An MSF midwife describes the nature and the challenges of a normal day's work in Pakistan's Balochistan province.

October 20, 2010

Floodwaters have largely receded in the north and northwest, while MSF continues to assist displaced people in the Sindh and Balochistan.

October 13, 2010

Since the flooding began, MSF has been working to ensure that people can get the clean and safe water they need.

October 08, 2010

“Treating malnutrition in children under the age of five is essential. This improves their chance at survival while their immune system is still developing."  

October 06, 2010

MSF’s priority has been to provide flood-affected populations with access to health care free of charge, clean water, and essential items such as cooking kits, hygiene kits, and tents.

October 05, 2010

Update on MSF's response to the flooding in Pakistan.

October 03, 2010

In Sukkur, Sindh Province, as well as other areas in Pakistan, people displaced by the flooding that began at the end of July are still suffering. About 1,198 Pakistani MSF staff, with 135 international staff, have so far conducted more than 49,500 medical consultations and are distributing 1,250,400 liters (330,320 gallons) of clean water per day in Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces.

October 03, 2010

In the past six months, MSF has cared for hundreds of women facing complicated deliveries at its emergency obstetrics program in Balochistan.