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Testimonies

Pierre Yakanza Gouassi

Central African Republic

“I had to flee, and no one was able to distribute medication to the population"

Pierre Yakanza Gouassi was the assistant coordinator for the MSF project in Zemio. When the security situation no longer allowed the international team to stay, he united the local team to continue providing essential healthcare to the population.

Syria

“A lot of children have not been vaccinated for years”

Testimony by Dr. Mohammed Ya’akoub, MSF medical mobile team, in Idlib, Syria.
Silas Adamou Moussa

Nigeria

“I feel ashamed of relying on others to live, but we can’t go home”

Dr Silas Adamou-Moussa, MSF’s deputy programme manager for Nigeria, describes the situation in Borno state, where displaced people are struggling to survive.
Nicholas Papachrysostomou

Iraq

From Chaos to the Provision of Care

Nicholas Papachrysostomou, MSF's Head of Mission in Iraq, tells us about situation of the healthcare system in Mosul.

Bangladesh

Rohingya crisis: "having four people die my first day was a shock"

Dr Ian Cross discusses his work responding to the Rohingya crisis in Kutupalong, Bangladesh.

Syria

“During the battle for Raqqa nobody cared about the civilians"

Natalie Roberts, head of emergency operations with MSF, tells us about the conditions of civilians exiting Raqqa after the end of the offensive of the Syrian Democratic Forces.
Emmanuelle Bricq

Madagascar

Working with communities to beat the plague

Emmanuelle Bricq, health promotion supervisor for MSF, explains the importance of raising awareness among the population.
Fernand Marxen

Haiti

“In Tabarre, the stream of admitted and treated patients is exceptional”

Fernand Marxen, a Luxembourgian surgeon, discusses his experience in the MSF hospital of Tabarre, Haiti.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

“Families have spent months hiding in the forest with very little to eat”

Cruz García, medical coordinator for MSF, tells us the effects of the violence in Kasai on the local's health.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

“Months later, they still can’t remove the bloodstains from the soil”

MSF emergency coordinator Jean-Pierre Amigo, describes his experience in the Kasai province, in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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