MSF has launched a response to the confirmed Ebola viral hemorrhagic fever outbreak in Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Ndele, CAR.

Omar Ahmed, a field coordinator for MSF, has just returned from two months working in Ndele, CAR, in a region that has long been neglected by the authorities and which is currently home to some 3,000 displaced people.

Kailahun, Sierra Leone

Despite the World Health Organisation declaring the largest-recorded Ebola epidemic a “health emergency,” the international effort to stem the outbreak is dangerously inadequate.

Central African Republic, May / June 2013 - 56 photos, 3 web clips, 1 b-roll

Batangafo, in northern Central African Republic, tries to regain normality after intense fighting between Seleka militias and Sangaris forces last week.


Visit our projects around the world and see what we really do. This month we look to the resurgence of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, people displaced by the conflict in Central African Republic, our four missing colleagues in Democratic Republic of Congo, donating blood in Mali and migrants in Mexico.

Vaccination Campaign against Cholera Gambella Ethiopia

A vaccine against cholera is being used on a large scale for the first time in Ethiopia by teams from MSF, to vaccinate South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia.


It is with great sorrow that MSF confirms that two of our colleagues, a Guinean outreach worker and a Liberian nurse, have passed away.

MSF clinic for IDPs in Baharka Camp, Iraq Kurdistan

Project Coordinator Will Harper describes the situation in Iraq, the MSF response and the challenges ahead.

MSF clinic for IDPs in Baharka Camp, Iraq Kurdistan

On August 12th MSF set up a mobile clinic in Bharka camp, Iraqi Kurdistan. Since then, the team of two doctors and one nurse has carried out more than 400 consultations. Here three patients share their stories.

MSF treats DR-TB cases

MSF UK's Emma Vehvilainen argues that whilst the West worries about Ebola, many are ignoring a far bigger threat to their health.

The MSF team based in Bangui General Hospital have treated 31 wounded in a single day and are working hard to deal with a high influx of patients.

MSF post-op clinic in Gaza City

Mego Terzian argues that Gaza cannot rebuild and repair until the state of Israel's blockade is lifted, and considers if MSF's alleviation of some of the consequences of the blockade amounts to complicity in it.

Iraq-IDPs from Sinjar District

Over 200,000 people have fled heavy fighting between the Islamic State and Kurdish forces in Iraq. Our teams are providing medical aid and emergency supplies.

Now in its fourth year, the war in Syria has killed more than 150,000 people and driven more than nine million from their homes, nearly a third of whom have fled the country. Reach of War chronicals a day in the Syria conflict.

Iraq-IDPs from Sinjar District

Eleven days after militants from the Islamic State group stormed the district of Sinjar in Ninewa governorate, Iraq, a constant stream of thousands of exhausted people are crossing into Syria every day.