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Testimonies

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.

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.

“Bring these children back to something approaching a normal life”

Interview with Cristina Carreño, MSF mental health advisor.

Lebanon

Psychological support for refugees in Lebanon’s Shatila camp

MSF psychologist Miriam Slikhanian shares her experiences of working with refugees in Lebanon’s Shatila camp.
Isa Sadiq Bwala

Nigeria

“Rann was like a graveyard”

MSF nurse Isa Sadiq Bwala is just back from Rann, in northeastern Nigeria, where he went to assess people’s medical needs after the 14 January attack on the town. Most of Rann’s residents have sought safety in Bodo, Cameroon, where an MSF team is providing them with medical care.

Niger

The fear of being attacked at any time

Interview with Boulama Elhadji Gori, MSF Deputy Head of Mission in Niger.

Bangladesh

Rohingya trauma and resilience

Rohingya refugees share their own stories of trauma and resilience with celebrated photographer Robin Hammond.
Suzette Kämink

Pakistan

Cutaneous leishmaniasis: “It starts with a pimple…”

MSF expert on tropical diseases Suzette Kämink explains why this neglected disease is so difficult to diagnose and treat in Pakistan.
Alpha Diallo, spécialiste en eau et assainissement
Alpha Diallo

Democratic Republic of the Congo

“Cutting the transmission chains”

MSF medical teams can rely on water and sanitation experts to secure Ebola treatment centres and fight this deadly disease.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Testimonies of survivors of sexual violence

These testimonies were collected to the Kananga project in September 2018.

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