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Clinique mobile de MSF
Ricardo Fernandez
Ricardo Fernández

Madagascar

Nutritional emergency: Digging for food

Ricardo Fernández, MSF's head of mission, is currently in the south of Madagascar, in the Anôsy region, where our teams are facing a major food crisis.
Sergey and Natasha, survivors of drug-resistant tuberculosis, at their home in Zhytomyr, Ukraine. © Nitin George/MSF

Ukraine

Love and other cures in Ukraine

Little did Sergey realise that a trip to the refrigerator would herald a memorable day.
Un point d'eau dans la ville de Gorom Gorom, dans la région du Sahel au Burkina Faso.©Noelie Sawadogo/MSF

Burkina Faso

Conflict in Burkina Faso: “Many people are afraid to sleep at night”

Following the attack on Solhan village in early June – the deadliest in the country’s recent history – MSF head of mission Dr Youssouf Dembélé describes the impact of the continuous violence on people caught up in one of the world’s fastest growing humanitarian crises in recent years.
Distribution d'eau à Sake, Nord-Kivu, en RDC suite à l'éruption du volcan Nyiragongo. ©Moses Sawasawa

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Further assistance urgently needed for people following DRC volcano eruption

Hundreds of thousands of people have been left displaced, and over half a million in the city of Goma have been left without access to clean drinking water, following the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo in North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Des personnes se rassemblent au milieu des décombres devant la tour Al-Sharouk qui s'est effondrée après avoir été touchée par une frappe aérienne israélienne, dans la ville de Gaza, le 12 mai 2021. ©Mohammed ABED / AFP

Palestine

Gaza: “Night and day, what we are living through is terrifying”

The fighting between the Israeli military and Palestinian armed groups, principally Hamas, broke out once again after weeks of tensions in occupied East Jerusalem, which has been illegally annexed by Israel.
Maraignavy s'est rendu à la clinique mobile MSF de Ranobe avec ses cinq enfants pour une consultation médicale. Tous ses enfants souffrent de malnutrition. Madagascar, district d'Amboasary. Avril 2021.  © iAko M. Randrianarivelo

Madagascar

Food and nutrition crisis in Madagascar: “It’s hard to find the words to describ

Since the end of March, MSF teams have been responding to one of the worst food and nutrition crises ever experienced in southern Madagascar.
MSF, refugees, Cox'Bazar, Rohingya, Myanmar, emergency and intensive care, paediatrics, obstetrics, sexual and reproductive healthcare, treatment for victims of sexual violence, non-communicable diseases

Bangladesh

Between a rock and a hard place – Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar

Bernard Wiseman, head of mission in Cox's Bazar district, describes the deteriorating living conditions for the Rohingya refugees and the dilemmas they face.
Éthiopie. Soudan. Réfugiés. Conflits. Tigré.
Albert Viñas

Ethiopia

If seriously ill people can’t get to hospital, you can imagine the consequences

Albert Viñas has just returned from Ethiopia, where his role was to prepare for medical teams to access areas of eastern and central Tigray and assist people affected by the current crisis. He describes what he found.
Liban. Accès aux soins. Hermel.

Lebanon

“All I want is to be able to live decently”

In our clinic in Hermel, in the northern part of the Bekaa Valley, the number of Lebanese patients with non-communicable diseases requesting our services more than doubled between 2019 and 2020.
Malawi. Centre de traitement. Covid-19.
Fabrice Weissman

Malawi

Malawi is overwhelmed by second wave of COVID-19

Fabrice Weissman, who is a member of the MSF COVID-19 response team in Malawi, describes the situation in Malawi.

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