News from our projects

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24 Mar 2023

A week after cyclone Freddy, the most intense cyclone ever recorded by weather stations, hit southern Malawi between March 12 and 14, some districts and their populations are still reeling from the destruction. 

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After the initial earthquakes that struck south Türkiye and northwest Syria, the region has registered hundreds of aftershocks, adding to the death toll, material damage and trauma of the survivors.

One month on, the search and rescue phase is over. While the dust has settled among the rubble, the needs remain acute.

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A Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) convoy of 14 trucks entered northwest Syria today, arriving from Türkiye through the Hammam border crossing point. 

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In Northwest Syria, a largely landlocked region, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams present on the ground have deployed an emergency plan in response to the earthquakes that hit on 6 February. The objective: to support hospitals and provide medical and material aid to populations, by mobilizing a large part of the 500 members of its staff active in the country.

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03 Feb 2023

Cervical cancer is the second deadliest cancer in low- and middle-income countries.

In Malawi in East Africa, where Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) operates, over 4,000 Malawian women fall sick with cervical cancer every year. 

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03 Feb 2023

Cervical cancer accounts for 37 per cent of new cancers in women in Malawi. Since 2018, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been working to reduce the incidence of cervical cancer and bring down deaths from the disease in the districts of Blantyre and Chiradzulu.

MSF head of mission Marion Péchayre explains how.  

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02 Feb 2023

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are treating thousands of children and expecting cases to rise

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01 Feb 2023

Since 3rd of March 2022, more than 33,600 confirmed people have been reported as having cholera in the country and more than 1,093 people died.