7-12 | Since May, more than 25,000 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have crossed from North Kivu province into southwestern Uganda, fleeing clashes between the DRC’s army and rebel groups. On July 4, fighting neared border town Bunagana and the flow of new arrivals intensified. Vincent, 30, is one of them. "We fled because we were frightened by the fighting between the army and the rebels,” he said.
7-11 | Fighting resumed in early July in the region of Rutshuru, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), after a brief lull. Rebels of the March 23, 2009 movement (M23) advanced towards the towns of Jomba Chengerero, Rwanguba and Bunagana until they took control of Rutshuru and Kiwanja on Sunday, July 8.
7-5 | South Sudan: Jamam refugee camp under water, MSF warns crisis worsening Preliminary studies reveal mortality rates nearly double the emergency threshold in a refugee camp in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State, currently home to a quarter of roughly 120,000 refugees who have fled Sudan’s Blue Nile State since late last year, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warned.
6-29 | Jordan: Syrian patients in Amman hospital Mali crisis: Desert refugees Nigeria : Lead poisoning Haiti: Severe burns unit Kenya : Victims of sexual violence Guinea : Cholera vaccination
6-28 | A political crisis has divided Mali since the end of January. People are leaving the regions in the north of Mali; refugees and displaced people have been hiding in the bush or fleeing en masse to Burkina Faso, Niger and Mauritania. Often they settle in places where people are living already – places that already have been weakened by food insecurity in the region. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is responding to the growing humanitarian need in the region, providing assistance to refugees as well as to local people