11-7 | Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) announced on Wednesday (7 Nov 2018) the closure of its humanitarian project in Ad Dhale governorate, southern Yemen.
Yemen: MSF faces an influx of war wounded as fighting intensifies in Hodeidah, Hajjah, Saada and Taiz Governorates
11-7 | As conflict intensifies on several frontlines across Yemen, an influx of people with war-related injuries are treated at facilities run by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Hodeidah, Hajjah, Aden, Saada and Taiz governorates. In Hodeidah, a major offensive was launched on 1 November by forces loyal to President Hadi, backed by the Saudi and Emirati-led coalition (SELC), against Ansar Allah troops.
10-10 | On 1 August 2018, an Ebola epidemic was declared in North Kivu, in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo: it is the 10th Ebola outbreak in the country and the second one this year. MSF quickly launched its intervention, within the response plan of the Congolese ministry of Health. The epidemic is not under control yet and new cases appeared more than hundred kilometres away from the epicentre.
YEMEN: MSF strongly condemns attack against its staff in Ad Dhale and the necessity to suspend activities
10-2 | The staff house of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Ad Dhale governorate, southern Yemen, was targeted with explosives on Monday evening, 1 October 2018. Fortunately, nobody was harmed. This was the second attack against the MSF house in less than a week. MSF strongly condemns the attacks on our compound and staff.
9-9 | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has treated 65 patients confirmed to be suffering from Ebola in its first month of intervention in North Kivu. This is more than 80% 1 of the total number of confirmed patients hospitalized in Ebola Treatment Centres so far this epidemic. Of the patients confirmed Ebola positive in Mangina Ebola Treatment Centre, 29 have recovered and returned to their families whilst three patients remain under treatment. “We are at a crucial point in the epidemic” said Berangère Guais, MSF’s Emergency Coordinator in Beni.