7-26 | “I had no choice. My youngest son Eliezer was going out like a candle.”In a roughly constructed building with walls, floor and roof made from lengths of plastic sheeting, a worried father sits by his son’s side on a low bed. The main ward of MSF’s Cholera Treatment Centre (CTC) in Mbandaka, the capital of Equateur Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has a partition dividing it in two. Eliezer WETCHI and his father are in the second ‘ward’, for recovering or less severely-ill patients.
From one desert to another: MSF deeply concerned by the current relocation of refugees to Ifo 3 camp in Dadaab
7-26 | Medical humanitarian organisation, Medécins Sans Frontières (MSF) is deeply concerned by the relocation of Somali refugees in Dadaab to Ifo 3 extension camp. The relocation, which began yesterday under the auspices of the UNHCR, has been carried out with little transparency or consultation with other agencies on the ground and the refugee community. Some 200 families per day are being relocated to Ifo 3, a camp with little existing basic services, including water and sanitation.
7-25 | In light of the worsening nutritional crisis in Somalia, the international medical aid organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) urges all parties inside Somalia, neighbouring countries and the international community to significantly improve the assistance to the Somali population in the region and remove all hurdles that currently prevent the expansion of independent aid inside Somalia.
6-30 | MSF opening emergency treatment centres along Congo river