Interview with Pascal Piquet, MSF logistician in Gueckedou, Guinea. He is part of an MSF team responding to the Ebola outbreak.
Thousands of people are at risk of being left without desperately needed medical care after MSF was forced to suspend activities in Malakal, South Sudan, following the looting of our compounds.
Heavy fighting in South Sudan has left thousands of people newly displaced and hundreds wounded. During the recent fighting, MSF teams treated 116 people with gunshot wounds in Malakal and Nasir.
Dr Natalie Roberts has spent the past two months helping to set up and run the inflatable hospital. We asked her about her experiences working there.
As the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia deports ‘illegal’ foreign workers, 154,837 people have arrived in Ethiopia. They are returning home, either by force or voluntarily. MSF is providing medical and psychological care to people traumatised by their experiences.
PRESS RELEASE: MSF strongly condemns the looting of its facilities yesterday in Bentiu, South Sudan. This looting jeopardises our operations in the area and endangers the humanitarian response to the ongoing violence.
A week after five international staff members were taken from an MSF house in northern Syria on the evening of 2nd January, 2014, MSF continues to put all efforts toward securing their safe return.
Clashes between Mai-Mai militias and governmental forces have been rocking the area around Shamwana, Katanga province since November. MSF calls on armed groups in Katanga province to respect and ensure the safety of civilians and allow them to access the healthcare that they need.
Every day, boatloads of people fleeing violence arrive at Awerial, on the west bank of the Nile. Mostly women and children, they carry the few belongings they can salvage from their homes in Bor, the capital of neighbouring Jonglei state.
MSF is vaccinating 68,000 children against measles in camps across the capital of Central African Republic to prevent an outbreak.
Three weeks of fighting raging throughout much of South Sudan are having increasingly serious consequences for the country’s people, says MSF.