3-31 | The Moroccan Government and EU countries must address the needs of victims of sexual violence
3-8 | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has completed a seven month-long emergency cholera intervention in Papua New Guinea.Papua New Guinea’s first cholera outbreak in 50 years started in Morobe province in July 2009. In October, cholera was detected in the northern province of Madang, followed by another outbreak in East Sepik, where the disease spread like wildfire in settlements along the Sepik River. As of March 1st, 2109 cases have been confirmed nationwide. 50 people have died.
2-18 | MSF report calls for an immediate end to the violence and increased protection for these highly vulnerable people
12-28 | Thai authorities are expelling the 4,000 Hmong remaining in the Huai Nam Khao camp in Thailand's Petchabun province to Laos. No third-party organisation is present at the site. MSF, which left the camps in May 2009 following military pressure, had denounced the forced repatriation policy.
12-9 | In May 2009, one million people fled fighting in Swat valley and Buner district to Mardan, a district in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province. More than 80 percent of the displaced stayed with host families. Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) helped local health clinics and hospitals to cope with the massive influx of people and provided medical care, tents and relief items such as soap and blankets to thousands of displaced families staying in one of the camps.