5-25 | MSF has handed over one of its largest projects for Somali refugees in Ethiopia. The number of refugees crossing the border has significantly gone down since the humanitarian crisis of last year. MSF initiated the project in Hiloweyn camp, one of the five refugee camps near to the border between Ethiopia and Somalia, in August 2011, at the height of the crisis.
5-22 | MSF forced to suspend lifesaving medical activities after restrictions imposed on its work As a result of increasing restrictions imposed by Sudanese authorities, the medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been forced to suspend most of its medical activities in the Jebel Si, in Sudan’s North Darfur State. MSF is the sole health provider in the region.
5-17 | The increase of violence and fighting since last Saturday in southern Yemen has led to a high number of victims and wounded among civilians. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams already received and treated 8 severely injured patients at Aden hospital, transferred from Jaar Health Post, and 43 were received at Lawdar Hospital, both supported by MSF.
5-15 | Wounded people and medical workers remain targeted and threatened, the international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said, following visits to parts of Syria. MSF insists that all parties to the conflict must fully respect the physical integrity of wounded people, doctors and healthcare facilities. MSF calls for increased political and diplomatic efforts to ensure the safety of patients and medical workers, without the use of force.
Despite growing complexity, MSF continues to provide primary and secondary healthcare in North Kivu, DR Congo
5-8 | Despite the growing complexity of an already unstable situation in North Kivu, DRC, MSF continues to provide primary and secondary healthcare to the population, supporting 4 reference hospitals, 12 health centers, 4 health posts, several cholera treatment centers (CTC), weekly mobile clinics, and emergency response activities as required.