April 23, 2010

by Dr. Martin De Smet, Head of MSF's Working Group on Malaria

November 15, 2006

In the areas held by the Sudanese government, attacks by bandits/militias on MSF and other relief agencies have intensified in frequency and brutality.

May 21, 2006

Nearly two million people are dependant on World Food Program (WFP) food distributions in order to survive in displaced persons camps in Darfur. The announcement of a reduction by half of the survival rations provided by WFP leads Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to be afraid of a serious nutritional crisis.

October 09, 2005

As long as the region of North Kivu in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) continues to be a land coveted by many, death and physical abuse will remain the everyday lot of the civilian population. MSF has decided to extend its activities by initiating projects in Kayna and Rutshuru, two villages recently exposed to violent clashes.

August 07, 2005

Four-year old Moussa died the morning after another 18 tons of food aid was unloaded at Maradi's airport. Compounding the grief felt by his family, the boy's father, a poor bean, peanut, and millet farmer from the village of Nyelwa, on the outskirts of Maradi, Niger, had to ask strangers for money so he could transport the body of his dead son home.

April 29, 2004

Jean-Hervé Bradol, MD, President of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), who headed MSF's programs in Rwanda in 1994, reflects on the genocide and its implications for the humanitarian aid movement.