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5 minutes to explain - how MSF responds to emergency situations

04 Apr 2018

During the acute phase of an emergency, when mortality rates can soar in just a few weeks, the main challenge for aid organisations like Médecins Sans Frontières is to save as many lives in as short a time as possible.  How does Médecins Sans Frontières decide what’s to be done the most urgently—when everything seems so urgent?  Let’s look at the example of Bangladesh where 650,000 Rohingya are refugees crowded into vast camps.