9-12 | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is working to improve sanitation and treating conditions including respiratory infections and water-borne diseases.The Philippines continues to recover after severe flooding caused catastrophic damage in early August. MSF is providing emergency medical assistance in two neighbourhoods where healthcare is particularly difficult to access.
9-12 | As conflict in Syria reaches critical levels, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has donated a cargo of relief items and medical supplies – including surgical and first aid kits – to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in Damascus.This delivery complements the tons of medical supplies and relief items dispatched by the organisation over the past year to field hospitals and clinics in Homs, Idlib, Hama and Deraa governorates.
9-11 | Lebanon has absorbed tens of thousands of refugees fleeing from the conflict in neighbouring Syria in recent months. Many are living in overcrowded conditions, suffering psychological distress, fearful for their safety and unable to afford medical care, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in a report released today.
9-10 | MSF expands emergency medical programmes in responseMédecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has expanded its emergency medical programmes in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in response to increasing humanitarian needs in the region.
9-10 | Following a major explosion in the capital of Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan on the afternoon of 10 September, 37 people were received at the surgical hospital run by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Thirteen had such severe wounds that they were dead on arrival.“The explosion was close to the hospital, and the patients arrived within minutes,” said Anna HALFORD, MSF’s field coordinator in Kunduz. “Handling such incidents is a race against time.”