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Rachel Coyle

Rachel Coyle, who works as the midwife supervisor at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)'s Mother and Child Hospital (MCH) in Taiz Houban, southern Yemen, shares her experience in delivering twins while reflecting on the persistent challenges of Yemeni pregnant women and mothers as they strive to access essential maternal healthcare services.

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13 Sep 2023

At least 49 people have been killed in two deadly attacks on a residential area and a market in Khartoum, Sudan. 

Peter Clausen in Ukraine

Peter Clausen completed an electrical apprenticeship after school, he then went on to study journalism and work for the ABC in North Queensland, before completing a Masters in Disaster Management. He is an experienced MSF project coordinator and progressed to head of mission over his eight assignments. He first worked in Yemen in 2013, followed by projects in Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Afghanistan, Iran, Tanzania, and most recently Ukraine in 2022 and again in 2023. 

A general view of damage in the historic city of Marrakech, following a powerful earthquake in Morocco, September 9, 2023. REUTERS/Abdelhak Balhaki

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Morocco late Friday local time in the High Atlas mountains, reportedly causing thousands of deaths and injuries. Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) are now on the ground assessing the medical humanitarian needs.

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08 Sep 2023

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is working with Ukraine's Ministry of Health to treat people wounded in a deadly attack on 6 September on a marketplace in Kostiantynivka, in the Donetsk region of Ukraine, as the war continues to increase medical needs in the area.

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07 Sep 2023

As recurrent malnutrition crises continue to affect Hadjer Lamis region in Chad, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has evolved its emergency malnutrition response, launched in September 2021, into a long-term project to address people’s pressing needs.  

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Access to clean water is a major challenge for the hundreds of thousands of displaced people who have been surviving for months in makeshift camps located on the outskirts of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. Even with MSF's efforts in water treatment and distribution, the population in the camps continues to live with around five liters of water a day. Increased efforts are needed to improve the life of displaced people.

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More than one million people have fled the fighting linked to the resurgence of the M23 armed group in North Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Hundreds of thousands of them currently live in complete destitution in overcrowded camps in Goma and its surrounding area. 

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01 Sep 2023

Refugees in eastern Chad are in dire need of food, water and healthcare, with many suffering from malaria, diarrhoea and malnutrition.

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)  calls on the UN, international donors and humanitarian organisations to urgently respond to the vital needs of people in eastern Chad. 

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Once, in villages within Rakhine State in western Myanmar, the Rohingya community lived, raising families and pursuing livelihoods. However, that existence was shattered on 25 August 2017, when a wave of targeted violence and persecution forced the Rohingya to flee their homes.