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.

May 24, 2018

Micaela Serafini, medical director of Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Switzerland, discusses the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the new vaccine that is being used. View External Media. 

May 23, 2018

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is stepping up its response to tackle the latest outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). 

May 22, 2018

Dr. Micaela Serafini, medical director for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), discusses giving health care workers the new Ebola vaccine as they work to combat the recent Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo. View External Media.

May 22, 2018

Annick Antiernes, an Ebola clinical trial coordinator for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), talks about the possibility of using experimental Ebola medicines in the current Democratic Republic of Congo outbreak. View External Media.

May 18, 2018

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has begun providing treatment for children in northeast Syria suffering from thalassemia, a life-threatening, chronic blood disorder requiring regular blood transfusions and chelation treatment, for which there is limited care across the country.

May 16, 2018

MSF is stepping up its response to tackle the latest outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo and limit the spread of the disease.

May 09, 2018

An emergency team with the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is working with the Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of Congo and other international organizations to assess and support a rapid response to an Ebola outbreak in the country, confirmed by national health authorities on May 8.

May 07, 2018

As the mass exodus of Rohingya people fleeing violence and persecution in Myanmar’s Rakhine state continues, refugee camps across the border in Bangladesh are struggling to provide the necessary space and resources to new arrivals. The already dire situation is further complicated by the impending rainy season, which stands to cause catastrophic flooding and threaten access to safe water and sanitation services throughout the sprawling camps.

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