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16 Dec 2022

In has been more than three months since devastating floods caused vast damage across Pakistan and displaced millions, but only in recent weeks have waters started to recede and people been able to return home. 

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15 Dec 2022

Voices from MSF patients and staff on the devastating effects of war.

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13 Dec 2022

On 7 December, two medical evacuations were organised by the Geo Barents team: one for the nine-month pregnant woman to Malta by helicopter, the other for Fatima*, her newborn baby Ali* and her three other sons to Lampedusa.

The rest of the 249 survivors remain aboard waiting for a place of safety to disembark.

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Ebola: 3 Questions for an MSF Epidemiologist
13 Dec 2022

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12 Dec 2022

Rising childhood malnutrition in Yemen is causing preventable deaths, especially of children under the age of five. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been responding to seasonal and annual peaks across the country, in Hajjah, Al-Hudaydah, Saada, and Amran governorates.

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12 Dec 2022

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is aware of one or more boats carrying some 160 refugees, most likely Rohingya people, floating at sea near Malaysian waters.

Some people on board have reportedly died due to lack of food or water. While MSF has no information about the specific health needs of people on the boat, it is very likely that provision of life-saving medical assistance will be required as deaths have been reported.

07 Dec 2022

Canberra is well placed to broker a new deal for resettling the region’s most vulnerable refugees.

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06 Dec 2022

Major floods have hit central and southern Chad since mid-August, with the latest floods affecting the capital, N’Djamena, where rivers have burst their banks and whole neighbourhoods have been left underwater. 

International medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has launched an emergency response to address the most acute needs of people left with minimal access to basic services and exposed to heightened risks of infectious disease outbreaks.  

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01 Dec 2022

In Kenya, stigma influences how mental health is addressed. For persons who use drugs and adolescents and young marginalised and vulnerable people, stigma and discrimination lead to not only social exclusion but also a public health crisis.