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Bangladesh, Myanmar

Rohingya crisis one year on: “We are not stateless, we are from Myanmar”

One year after over 700,000 Rohingya refugees fled Myanmar, many remain trapped in a cycle of suffering.
Women prepare the evening meal for their families inside the camp for internally displaced people in Pulka town. Nigeria, May 2018. © Igor Barbero/MSF
Luis Eguiluz

Nigeria

“The situation in northeast Nigeria is deteriorating after years of conflict”

Luis Eguiluz, head of mission, explains the challenges displaced people are facing, while living in isolated enclaves controlled by the military in the northeast of the country.
Since 2012 MSF has supported services in the referral hospital in Ansongo, Mali, December 2017. © Seydou Camara/MSF
Jamal Mrrouch

Mali

“Insecurity has pushed people to their limits”

With the first round of the presidential elections scheduled for 29 July, Jamal reflects on the humanitarian situation in the country.
Frontline worker been vaccinated in Bikoro, Equateur Province, DRC, May 2018. © MSF/Louise Annaud
Miriam Alia

Democratic Republic of the Congo

“Congolese health staff have shown an amazing commitment to fight Ebola”

Miriam Alia, an MSF vaccination expert,explains how MSF took part in the ring vaccination against the disease and tells of her personal experience working with Congolese health workers.
Vaccination contre la méningite au Niger. © Elise Mertens/MSF

Niger

“We should take every opportunity to vaccinate against deadly diseases”

Interview with Miriam Alía, MSF vaccination and outbreak response advisor, on the outbreaks of meningitis C and measles that have affected Niger in 2018.
Pierre Braquet

Iraq

“The living conditions for families in the refugee camps is simply unacceptable”

Doctor and Luxembourg national Pierre Braquet is coming back from a 6 months mission in Iraq. This is an account of his experience.

Myanmar, Bangladesh

Life in camp 18 : First-hand accounts from Rohingya refugees

Uprooted Rohingyas Hasina, Fatima and Mohamed were forced to flee Myanmar last year. Here’s what they have to say.
Ein Grab wird in der Nähe des Sangaris IDP Camps in Bambari, in der Zentralafrikanischen Republik, ausgehoben. März 2017. © Colin Delfosse/Ouf of Focus
Paul Brockman

Central African Republic

Ongoing fears of outbursts of violence in Bambari hamper access to healthcare

Bambari is once again plagued by violence and brutal attacks by armed groups. Many inhabitants have fled the city and are deprived of access to health care.

Yemen

“Our concern is that fighting could turn Hodeidah into a besieged city”

MSF teams are supporting hospitals to treat war-wounded in Hodeidah city, Mocha city and Far Al Udayn district, providing medical supplies and training to medical staff.
Erling Larsson

Guinea-Bissau

Medical knowledge that outlasts the MSF project

Dr. Erling Larsson explains the challenges of closing a project and the main outcomes of MSF's work in the region.

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