9-30 | The conflict in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has worsened to such an extent that Congolese staff working for the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in North Kivu province now fear for their safety.
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.”
8-21 | “Injured people started coming from everywhere”Surgical specialist Anna NOWAK has completed more than 20 missions with MSF. She has just returned from Syria, where she helped to set up the project.How did you manage to set up this emergency mission without official authorisation from the Syrian authorities?
8-21 | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been working on the ground in Syria for the past two months, trying to provide humanitarian assistance to people affected by the conflict. With the help of a group of Syrian doctors, in six days a team was able to transform an empty house into an emergency hospital, where wounded people could be operated on and hospitalised.