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.

September 07, 2000

New York/Brussels, 8 September 2000 — The international medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling on the international community to act immediately in the province of Takhar, northern Afghanistan, where fighting has displaced thousands of people. According to Doctors Without Borders team members working in the area, at least 60,000 people have fled their homes after the Taleban launched a new offensive against General Masood of the Northern Alliance at the end of July.

August 01, 2000

New York/Paris, 2 August 2000 — Following the bombing of the village of Akuem in southern Sudan by governmental forces, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been forced to suspend its activities in this area (north of Bahr el Ghazal). The center of Akuem consists of approximately 100 residences and a dispensary around an airstrip.

July 27, 2000

International Medical Aid Organization Calls for Immediate Release

Bogota, 28 July 2000 — A volunteer working in Colombia with the international medical aid organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) was abducted last Tuesday, 25 July, in the Department of Choco. The volunteer, a French citizen, was working as a laboratory assistant for a humanitarian aid project operated by MSF in the municipality of Tado (Department of Choco).

July 25, 2000

Displacement and Rural Insecurity Increasing

July 20, 2000

MSF Denounces U.S. ExIm Bank's $1 Billion Loan Offer for AIDS in Africa

July 19, 2000

Malnutrition and Shigella Reported in Mile 91

July 13, 2000

Civilians in Sierra Leone Are Victims of Rebel Atrocities and Government Bombings