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Testimonies

MSF Gaza
Jacob Burns

Palestine

Gaza’s Numbing Routine of Injury and Death

MSF teams were ready to take care of hundreds of injured people on 30 March in Gaza as the weekly protests there had their one year anniversary. “Only” four people were killed and 64 injured by live fire. MSF’s Field Communications Manager in Jerusalem, Jacob Burns, reflects on what it means when such a devastating toll of injuries comes to be considered a “good” day.
MSF Libya detention centre
Jai Defranciscis

Libya

The heartbreaking testimony of an MSF nurse

Jai Defranciscis, a nurse from Australia, recently returned from Misrata, Libya, where MSF is providing care for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers facing arbitrary detention and extreme suffering. She recalls her experience.
MSF Zyklon Idai Simbabwe
Marthe Frieden

Zimbabwe

Cyclone Idai : The first six days in Zimbabwe

Marthe Frieden is the medical team leader in MSF's emergency response to the destruction caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe. She describes the situation in the first six days after the cyclone.
MSF Venezuela Caracas Mental health

Venezuela

Interview with Kristel Eerdekens – MSF operations coordinator

MSF has been providing medical care in Venezuela since 2015. Kristel Eerdekens, describes MSF’s work in the country.
MSF Soudan du sud réfugiés

South Sudan

From child refugee to aid worker for MSF

The story of Thok Johnson Gony, International Medical Coordinator for MSF.
MSF Zyklon Idai Mozambik

Mozambique

Cyclone Idai: "A lot of water"

Gert Verdonck's testimony, MSF emergency coordinator in Beira, Mozambique.
MSF Cox's Bazar Bangladesh
Tessy Fautsch

Bangladesh

Interview with Tessy Fautsch, medical coordinator in Cox’s Bazar

Interview with Tessy Fautsch, medical coordinator for MSF in the Cox’s Bazar area of Bangladesh since 5 November 2018. In her role as medical coordinator, she is responsible for the medical quality of MSF projects.
MSF RDC Katanga épidémie rougeole vaccination
Natalie Roberts

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Update on the measles outbreak in ex-Katanga

Dr Nathalie Robert describes the challenges of responding to the measles epidemic, which is recurrent in the region.
La maison d'un ancien chef de milice détruite, suite à des représailles, dans la banlieue de Kananga. RDC, mars 2018. © Quentin Bruno/Brassage Photographique
Olivier Pirot

Democratic Republic of the Congo

MSF Head of Mission: facing challenges

Olivier Pirot's testimony, Head of Mission for MSF from September to December 2018 in DRC.
Somalie MSF témoignage migrant

Nine countries and 7,000km

Asad is from Somalia and he was forced to flee his country because his life was in grave danger. Asad’s shocking story is typical of the ordeal faced by thousands of people who, their lives in danger, try to claim their right to asylum.

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