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Testimonies

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic

Lives split over the Congolese border

The project coordinator of MSF in the north of DR Congo, Sébastien Jagla, describes the challenges to provide humanitarian assistance to Central African refugees.
Meinie Nicolai

Syria

The voice from the hospital basement in East Ghouta

"This has to end, we cannot continue to watch children die."

Bangladesh

“We had to learn around the clock how to treat patients for diphtheria”

MSF medical team leader Carla Pla describes the challenges of treating the disease amongst the refugee settlements of southeastern Bangladesh.

Bangladesh

Three Rohingya refugee stories in Bangladesh

Three Rohingya refugees recount their lives before, during and after the journey to Bangladesh.

Bangladesh

“Rohingya refugees are still arriving in Bangladesh”

Emergency coordinator Kate Nolan describes the current situation of Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar.

Syria

Situation in the northwest is quickly going from very bad to worse

Omar Ahmed Abenza, MSF head of mission for northwestern Syria, gives an overview of the situation today in this fraught region.
Arunn Jegan

Yemen

“On an average day in Taiz, we hear around five explosions per minute”

Arunn Jegan, Australian project coordinator, has worked with MSF since 2016. He recently started his latest mission in Taiz and shares his experience.

Central African Republic

"On that day, I thought I was going to die”

Sylvain is an MSF driver for the Mission Emergency Response Team. In June 2017, he was in the Alindao region in order to respond to the medical and humanitarian needs of the local population, which has been heavily affected by conflict in the area.

Central African Republic

“It was horrible leaving our patients behind when they needed us”

Pelé Hubert has been the MSF outreach nurse supervisor in Bangassou since 2015. In spite of the extremely volatile security situation in 2017 he continued to bring vital humanitarian aid to his compatriots until the suspension of activities at the end of November.

Central African Republic

“It was when I lowered my arms that they started to shoot"

On the 8th of September 2017, armed men opened fire on Batangafo Hospital, killing a 15-year-old and a child. Two other people were injured, among them Christelle.

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